Xueda Education Group American Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Xueda Education Group American (NYSE:XUE) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 16th. Xueda Education Group. provides tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in China with a focus on offering personalized tutoring services. The Company conducts its tutoring business through our variable interest entity, or VIE, and its subsidiaries and schools located in cities throughout China.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Xueda Education Group American Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.02 per share on revenues of $79.25 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 152.00.

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 $0.24 to a profit $0.25. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.16, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Xueda Education Group American has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 34.11 77.19 154.14 221.74 293.16
Diluted EPS ($) -0.08 0.18 0.06 0.02

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

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 51.55 67.17 96.85 69.51 59.63
Diluted EPS ($) -0.09 0.01 0.196 -0.05 -0.12

Past Performance:
Xueda Education Group American has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)