Cincinnati Financial Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Cincinnati Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers property and casualty and life insurance. The Company markets a variety of insurance products and provides leasing and financing services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cincinnati Financial Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.41 per share on revenues of $1.11 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.65.
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 $0.46 to a profit $0.48. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.24, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Cincinnati Financial has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,824||3,903||3,772||3,803||4,111|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.62||2.65||2.31||1.02||2.57|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,020.00||1,035.00||1,070.00||1,103.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.20||0.68||1.17||0.94|
Cincinnati Financial 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)