Cash America International Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Cash America International (NYSE:CSH) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Cash America International, Inc. provides specialty finance services to individuals in the United States, United Kingdom, and Sweden. The Company offers secured non-recourse loans, also known as pawn loans. Cash America also provides check cashing services and rental services through its subsidiaries.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cash America International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.84 per share on revenues of $416.43 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.12.

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 $1.13 to a profit $1.01. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.55, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Cash America International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,031 1,120 1,293 1,541 1,800
Diluted EPS ($) 2.70 3.17 3.67 4.25 3.42

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 ($) in millions 411.64 439.69 491.60 468.13
Diluted EPS ($) 0.94 0.37 0.79 1.40

Past Performance:
Cash America International 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)