Young Innovations, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Young Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:YDNT) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, July 18, 2011. Young Innovations, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets supplies and equipment used by dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and consumers. Its product offering includes disposable and metal prophylaxis (prophy) angles etc.

Young Innovations, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 48 cents per share, a rise of 4.3% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 49 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down, but it has been unchanged at 48 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $2 per share, a rise of 7.5% from last year.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $26.7 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 3.7% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $107.2 million for the year, a rise of 4.2% from last year’s revenue of $102.8 million.

Key Stats:

The company has now seen net income rise in three straight quarters. In the first quarter, net income rose 12.4% while it rose 6.8% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and 12.8% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year.

Revenue has risen the past four quarters. Revenue increased 5% to $26 million in first quarter. The figure rose 5.4% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year from the year earlier, climbed 6.5% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year from the year-ago quarter and 4.6% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

Competitors to Watch: DENTSPLY Intl. Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY), Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN), Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO), Biolase Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLTI), Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) and Pro-Dex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDEX).

Stock Price Performance: During June 13, 2011 to July 12, 2011, the stock price had risen $2.74 (10.5%) from $26.15 to $28.89. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 2, 2010, and September 10, 2010, when shares rose for six-straight days, rising 4.2% (+$1.12) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 19, 2010, and July 26, 2010, when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 11.5% (-$3.18) over that span. Shares are down $3.08 (-9.6%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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