Having exceeded expectations last quarter by one cent per share, Avery Dennison (AVY) is scheduled to report again on Tuesday.

Expectations

Analysts currently expect Avery Dennison to come in with earnings of 54 cents per share on revenues of $1.54 billion. Estimates range from 50 cents per share to 57 cents per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 56 cents.

Stock Movement

Recently, the stock price has been rising Since July 12, 2012 business days the stock has risen $1.75 per share.

Company Fundamental Trends

The company will look to use the upcoming earnings announcement as a salve for two-straight quarters of revenue declines. Revenue decreased by 42.5% during the past fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and dropped further over the first quarter. Stock Ratings

Analysts think investors should stand pat on Avery Dennison with three of five analysts rating it hold. Avery Dennison's average analyst rating hasn't changed over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit fell 2% to $43.9 million (41 cents a share) from $44.8 million (42 cents a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 10.6% to $1.48 billion from $1.66 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

EPS: 54 cents

Revenue Estimate: $1.54 billion

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)