After meeting Wall Street expectations last quarter, Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) is slated to report again on Tuesday.
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Analysts currently expect Sigma-Aldrich to come in with earnings of 97 cents per share on revenues of $675.4 million. Estimates range from 93 cents per share to $1 per share. Over the past two months, the average estimate has moved down from 98 cents.
The stock fell $4.72 per share between May 29, 2012 and June 1, 2012.
Company Fundamental Trends
Analysts think investors should stand pat on Sigma-Aldrich with nine of 15 analysts rating it hold.
Last Quarter's Results
In the first quarter, profit fell 1.7% to $117 million (96 cents a share) from $119 million (97 cents a share) the year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue rose 5.2% to $665 million from $632 million.
Reporting Period: 2Q
Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 before market open
EPS: 97 cents
Revenue Estimate: $675.4 million
(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)