What to Expect From Tyson Foods Earnings Report Monday

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Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) is a $6.55 billion market cap company that trades an average of 3.6 million shares per day. On average, analysts are expecting $0.41 per share, a drop of $-0.01 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.42. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

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Industry: Food Processing
Recent Price: $17.28
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Book Value: $14.91

Next quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.41 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.32 and $0.45 per share.

Revenue year-over-year has increased from $28.43 billion for 2010 vs. $26.70 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $780.00 million for 2010 vs. $-547.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.00 million for 2010 vs. $-215.00 million for 2009.

Revenue growth is at an annual rate of 6.46%.

Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded).

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Mar-11 $ 7.54 b $ 8.00B $ 461.77M 6.13%
Dec-10 $ 7.15 b $ 7.62B $ 461.32M 6.45%
Sep-10 $ 7.76 b $ 7.44B $ -322.98M -4.16%
Jun-10 $ 7.28 b $ 7.44B $ 156.49M 2.15%
Mar-10 $ 6.61 b $ 6.92B $ 310.34M 4.7%

M = millions, B = billions

Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 0.43 0.42 -0.01 -2.33%
Dec-10 0.62 0.75 0.13 20.97%
Sep-10 0.57 0.64 0.07 12.28%
Jun-10 0.58 0.67 0.09 15.52%
Mar-10 0.35 0.46 0.11 31.43%

(Some one-time items are often excluded in reported EPS)

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