Chesapeake Lodging Trust Common Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

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Chesapeake Lodging Trust Common (NYSE:CHSP) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 7th. Chesapeake Lodging Trust is a self-advised hotel investment company. The Trust invests primarily in hotels, aiports and convention markets in the United States.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Chesapeake Lodging Trust Common Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.12 per share on revenues of $70.01 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 34.90.

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 $0.38 to a profit $0.34. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.76, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Chesapeake Lodging Trust Common has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 54.19 172.19 278.28
Diluted EPS ($) -0.07 0.30 0.66

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

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 56.13 50.27 67.05 75.86 85.10
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0924 -0.03 0.28 0.21 0.1893

Past Performance:
Chesapeake Lodging Trust Common has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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

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