Zumiez Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 23rd. Zumiez Inc., is a specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Zumiez Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $147.66 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 24.06.

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 $0.15 to a profit $0.17. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.68, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 409 408 479 556 669
Diluted EPS ($) 0.58 0.30 0.79 1.20 1.35

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

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 129.90 135.07 180.02 224.40
Diluted EPS ($) 0.14 0.07 0.40 0.74

Past Performance:
Zumiez has beat analyst estimates 4 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)