Sigma-Aldrich 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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After meeting Wall Street expectations last quarter, Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) is slated to report again on Tuesday.

Expectations

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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.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $4.72 per share between May 29, 2012 and June 1, 2012.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

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.

Summary

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)