Dreamworks Animation Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Dreamworks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, April 30th. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. develops and produces computer generated animated feature films for a broad movie-going audience.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Dreamworks Animation Skg Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.03 per share on revenues of $97.02 million.
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 $0.16 to a profit $0.09. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.6, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Dreamworks Animation Skg has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||650.05||725.18||784.79||706.02||749.84|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.57||1.73||1.96||1.02||-0.43|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||218.97||136.08||162.80||186.30||264.66|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.2863||0.11||0.15||0.29||-0.9776|
Dreamworks Animation Skg has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
“E = Earnings Are Increasing Quarter-Over-Quarter” is a core component of our successful CHEAT SHEET investing framework. Don’t waste another minute – click here to discover our CHEAT SHEET stock picks now!
(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)