StanCorp Financial Group 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) missed analyst expectations last quarter, but will try to make up for it when it announces its latest results on Monday.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect StanCorp Financial Group to come in with earnings of 85 cents per share on revenues of $733 million. Analysts gave estimates ranging from 81 cents per share to 94 cents per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 88 cents.

Stock Movement

In terms of price changes, the stock's best recent streak was when it gained $3.82 per share between June 25, 2012 and July 3, 2012.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analysts think investors should stand pat on StanCorp Financial Group with four of eight analysts rating it hold. The average analyst rating of the stock has stayed steady from three months prior.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit rose 4.5% to $35.2 million (79 cents a share) from $33.7 million (73 cents a share) the year earlier, but fell short analyst expectations. Revenue rose 3.3% to $741.4 million from $717.7 million.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Monday, July 23, 2012

EPS: 85 cents

Revenue Estimate: $733 million

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