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StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:SFG) will unveil its latest earnings tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29, 2013. StanCorp Financial Group is a holding company and conducts business through wholly-owned operating subsidiaries throughout the United States.
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet
Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is for profit of 83 cents per share, a decline of 4.6% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 81 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has risen from 82 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $3.19 per share, no change from last year.
Past Earnings Performance: The company beat estimates last quarter after falling short in the prior two. In the third quarter, the company reported profit of $1.05 per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 69 cents per share. In the second quarter, the company missed estimates by 5 cents.
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A Look Back: In the third quarter, profit fell 5.5% to $44.9 million ($1.01 a share) from $47.5 million ($1.07 a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 1.3% to $713.7 million from $723.3 million.
Here’s how StanCorp Financial Group traded following its last earnings report 3 months ago and leading up to its upcoming earnings report this week:
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