Metabolix (NASDAQ:MBLX) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, March 26th. Metabolix, Inc. produces biobased, biodegradable, natural plastics and chemicals.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Metabolix Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.26 per share on revenues of $1.23 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 20.98.
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 loss of $0.21 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.13, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Metabolix has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1.68||1.56||1.43||0.45||1.43|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.27||-1.58||-1.62||-1.45||-1.24|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Sep. 30, 2011||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||0.47||0.44||39.32||0.92||0.67|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.28||-0.27||0.84||-0.23||-0.23|
Metabolix has beat analyst estimates 3 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)