Winnebago Industries Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Winnebago Industries (NYSE:WGO) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, March 28th. Winnebago Industries, Inc. manufactures motor homes that are self-contained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company’s motor homes are sold through dealer organizations under the Winnebago, Itasca, Rialta, and Ultimate brand names. Winnebago also manufactures extruded aluminum, commercial vehicles, and components.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Winnebago Industries Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.15 per share on revenues of $170.86 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 12.22.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.14 to a profit $0.19. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.82, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Winnebago Industries has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 604.35 211.52 449.48 496.42 581.68
Diluted EPS ($) 0.10 -2.71 0.35 0.41 1.54

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Nov. 30, 2011 Feb. 29, 2012 May. 31, 2012 Aug. 31, 2012 Nov. 30, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 131.84 131.60 155.71 162.53 193.55
Diluted EPS ($) 0.04 -0.03 0.13 1.40 0.26

Past Performance:
Winnebago Industries has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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