Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (NYSE:AWH) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd is a specialty insurance and reinsurance company that underwrites a diversified portfolio of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance lines of business.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.75 per share on revenues of $498.35 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 8.03.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.45 to a profit $1.38. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $7.42, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,154 1,696 1,890 1,765 2,222
Diluted EPS ($) 3.59 11.67 13.32 6.92 13.30

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 480.86 629.95 528.98 576.25
Diluted EPS ($) 2.59 6.00 -1.17 4.49

Past Performance:
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings 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)