Having exceeded expectations last quarter by 2 cents per share, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is scheduled to report again on Friday.
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Analysts currently expect Weyerhaeuser to come in with earnings of 10 cents per share on revenues of $1.75 billion. Analysts gave estimates ranging from earnings per share to earnings per share. Over the past two months, the average estimate has moved up from 8 cents.
In terms of price changes, the stock's best recent streak was when it gained $2.45 per share between June 25, 2012 and July 3, 2012.
Company Fundamental Trends In terms of revenue, the company hopes that this earnings announcement will help it rebound from streak of four straight quarters of decreases. Revenue fell 10.8% over the second quarter of the last fiscal year, 5.7% in third quarter of the last fiscal year and 2.9% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and continued to drop first quarter. Profit has fallen by a year-over-year average of 58.8% during the previous four quarters, and the company is will try to reverse trend of recent drops in profit leading up to this earnings announcement.
Weyerhaeuser's average analyst rating hasn't changed over the past three months.
Last Quarter's Results
In the first quarter, profit fell 58.6% to $41 million (8 cents a share) from $99 million (18 cents a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 5.3% to $1.49 billion from $1.58 billion.
Reporting Period: 2Q
Date of Release: Friday, July 27, 2012 before market open
EPS: 10 cents
Revenue Estimate: $1.75 billion
(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)