Cynosure Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

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Cynosure (NASDAQ:CYNO) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 30th. Cynosure Inc. develops and manufactures lasers for medical and aesthetic treatment applications, including leg veins, hair removal, scar revision, port-wine birthmarks, facial spider veins, stretch marks, tattoos, and pigmented lesions.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cynosure Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.13 per share on revenues of $38.51 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 32.56.

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 $0.25 to a profit $0.22. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.83, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Cynosure has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 139.66 72.82 81.78 110.60 153.49
Diluted EPS ($) 0.80 -1.79 -0.44 -0.23 0.79

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 ($) in millions 34.10 34.17 39.57 37.08 42.67
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0861 0.06 0.20 0.25 0.2667

Past Performance:
Cynosure 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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