China Gerui Advanced Materials Group: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group (NASDAQ:CHOP) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, March 26th. China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Ltd. manufactures cold-rolled steel. The Company produces high-end, high-precision, ultra-thin, high-strength, cold-rolled steel tailored to the customer’s specifications. China Gerui markets its steel to food packaging, telecommunication, electrical appliance, and construction materials manufacturers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $68.00 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 2.62.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.12 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.58, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how China Gerui Advanced Materials Group has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011
Revenue ($) in millions 196.26 218.90 253.86 341.77
Diluted EPS ($) 0.72 1.15 1.01 1.02

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

Quarter Sep. 30, 2011 Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 101.07 91.94 68.69 76.78 56.12
Diluted EPS ($) 0.37 0.31 0.24 0.18 0.04

Past Performance:
China Gerui Advanced Materials Group has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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