Warner Chilcott Plc (WCRX) is a $16.17 billion market cap company that trades an average of 1.74 million shares per day. Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.07 in earnings per share compared with last quarter's results of $0.82. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Time Released: Before Open
Industry: Biotechnology & Drugs
Recent Price: $19.50
52 Week High: $30.57
52 Week Low: $19.01
Book Value: $-0.25
Next quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.89 per share. Analyst estimates range from $0.83 to $0.94 per share.
Relative to the earnings, investors have not been as aggressive accumulating shares, as the current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 31.02, while the forward P/E ratio is now 4.82. A falling PE ratio may signal a bargain for astute investors, or maybe time to move on.
The company has rising revenue year-over-year of $2.97 billion for 2010 vs. $1.44 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $170.97 million for 2010 vs. $514.12 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $591.90 million for 2010 vs. $290.25 million for 2009.
Annually, revenue is growing at a rate of 107.16%.
Gross reported revenue compared with the mean estimate (rounded).
|Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year||Revenue Estimates||Actual||$ Difference||Difference %|
|Mar-11||$ 676.49M||$ 756.53M||$ 80.04M||11.83%|
|Dec-10||$ 674.34M||$ 694.38M||$ 20.04M||2.97%|
|Sep-10||$ 743.39M||$ 703.19M||$ -40.20M||-5.41%|
|Jun-10||$ 745.66M||$ 815.61M||$ 69.95M||9.38%|
|Mar-10||$ 766.63M||$ 761.30M||$ -5.33M||-0.7%|
M = millions, B = billions
Reported earnings per share compared with the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.
|Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year||Estimate||Actual||Difference||Difference %|
(Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)
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