KiOR Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

KiOR (NASDAQ:KIOR) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. KiOR, Inc. intends to produce renewable fuels. The Company developed a technology that converts non-food biomass into hydrocarbon-based oil. The renewable crude oil can be refined, using standard refinery equipment, into gasoline and diesel fuels.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Kior Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.31 per share on revenues of $370.00K.

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 loss of $0.24 to a loss $0.3. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $1.13, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09
Diluted EPS ($) -0.24 -0.0056 -0.0087 -0.0092

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 ($) in millions 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09
Diluted EPS ($) -0.0001 -0.16 -0.22 -0.52 -0.0001

Past Performance:
Kior has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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