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Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:JNS) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Janus Capital Group offers investment management, administration, distribution and related services to individual and institutional investors.
Janus Capital Group Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet
Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 14 cents per share, a decline of 39.1% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 17 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from 15 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 29.6% compared to last year’s 57 cents.
Past Earnings Performance: The company fell short of estimates last quarter after topping forecasts the quarter prior. In the first quarter, it reported profit of 15 cents per share against a mean estimate of 16 cents. Two quarters ago, it beat expectations by 4 cents with net income of 19 cents.
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A Look Back: In the first quarter, profit fell 40.4% to $22.6 million (12 cents a share) from $37.9 million (21 cents a share) the year earlier, missing analyst expectations. Revenue fell 15.5% to $217.2 million from $257 million.
Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts predict a decline of 16.4% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $220.7 million.
Stock Price Performance: Between April 25, 2012 and July 20, 2012, the stock price fell 50 cents (-6.5%), from $7.72 to $7.22. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 17, 2012 and January 27, 2012, when shares rose for nine straight days, increasing 18.2% (+$1.25) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 26, 2012 and May 4, 2012 when shares fell for seven straight days, dropping 7% (-54 cents) over that span.
After experiencing income drops the past three quarters, the company is hoping to use this earnings announcement to rebound. Net income fell 15.7% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year, by 45.8% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and again in the first quarter.
On the top line, the company is hoping to use this earnings announcement to snap a string of three-straight quarters of revenue declines. Revenue fell 12.3% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year and 27.1% in fourth quarter of the last fiscal year before falling again in the first quarter.
Analyst Ratings: There are mostly holds on the stock with eight of 12 analysts surveyed giving that rating.
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(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)
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