Mine Safety Appliances Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Mine Safety Appliances (NYSE:MSA) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Mine Safety Appliances Company manufactures and sells products designed to protect the safety and health of workers worldwide. The Company’s products include respiratory protective equipment and instruments that monitor and analyze workplace environments and control industrial processes. In addition, Mine Safety produces personal protective products.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Mine Safety Appliances Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.67 per share on revenues of $299.49 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.17.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.68 to a profit $0.7. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.67, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Mine Safety Appliances has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,140 916 983 1,179 1,180
Diluted EPS ($) 1.96 1.21 1.05 1.87 2.42

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 ($) in millions 303.00 286.57 294.11 283.24
Diluted EPS ($) 0.75 0.51 0.52 0.51

Past Performance:
Mine Safety Appliances has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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