The Hain Celestial Group Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Hain Celestial Group manufactures, markets, distributes and sells natural and organic specialty and snack food products and natural personal care products.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 69 cents per share, a rise of 32.7% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of $2.42 per share, a rise of 11% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by one cent, reporting net income of 40 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 39 cents per share.

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A Look Back: In the first quarter, profit rose 40.2% to $16.4 million (35 cents a share) from $11.7 million (26 cents a share) the year earlier, exceeding analyst expectations. Revenue rose 23.1% to $359.8 million from $292.4 million.