Icu Medical Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

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Icu Medical (NASDAQ:ICUI) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 18th. ICU Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells disposable medical connection systems for use in intravenous (IV) therapy applications. The Company’s products are designed to prevent accidental disconnection of IV lines and to protect healthcare workers and their patients from the spread of infectious disease such as Hepatitis B and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Icu Medical Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.66 per share on revenues of $83.43 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.38.

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 $0.76 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.81, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 205 232 285 302 317
Diluted EPS ($) 1.67 1.77 2.23 3.15 2.80

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 ($) in millions 77.28 81.40 82.67 74.30
Diluted EPS ($) 0.63 0.82 0.82 0.58

Past Performance:
Icu Medical 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)

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