After meeting Wall Street expectations last quarter, Zimmer Holdings (ZMH) is slated to report again on Thursday.

Expectations

Analysts currently expect Zimmer Holdings to come in with earnings of $1.32 per share on revenues of $1.14 billion. Estimates range from earnings per share to earnings per share. The average estimate has shown no movement over the last three months.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $3.27 per share between May 10, 2012 and May 18, 2012.

Company Fundamental Trends

The company will look to keep the its run of success flowing with earnings announcement, after experiencing income increases the last three quarters. Net income rose 0.2% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year and more than fourfold in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year before increasing again in the first quarter. On the top line, the company is looking to build on four-straight revenue increases heading into this earnings announcement. Revenue rose 7.5% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year, 6.9% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year and 2.9% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year before increasing again in the first quarter. Stock Ratings

Analysts think investors should stand pat on Zimmer Holdings with 14 of 23 analysts rating it hold. Analyst sentiment has been waning recently, as the average rating has dropped slightly over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit rose 0.3% to $209.6 million ($1.17 a share) from $208.9 million ($1.08 a share) the year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue rose 2.2% to $1.14 billion from $1.12 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Thursday, July 26, 2012

EPS: $1.32

Revenue Estimate: $1.14 billion

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