Select Medical Holdings Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

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Select Medical Holdings (NYSE:SEM) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. Select Medical Holdings Corporation is an operator of specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The Company provides medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and work sites.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Select Medical Holdings Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.27 per share on revenues of $760.59 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 7.84.

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 $0.25 to a profit $0.27. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,153 2,240 2,390 2,805 2,949
Diluted EPS ($) -0.04 0.61 0.48 0.71 1.05

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 ($) in millions 718.44 744.02 750.19 713.67 741.09
Diluted EPS ($) 0.2536 0.29 0.31 0.17 0.2856

Past Performance:
Select Medical Holdings 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)

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