Earnings Preview: Focus Media Reports Q2 Results Monday

Aug.17.11 | About: Focus Media (FMCN)

Focus Media Holding Limited ADR (NASDAQ:FMCN) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on Monday, August 22.

Overview

FMCN trades an average of 2.22 million shares per day, and has a market cap of $4.04 billion.

The company is based in Shanghai, China.

  • Recent Price: $29.15
  • 52 Week High: $37.58
  • 52 Week Low: $17.44
  • Book Value: $9.16

The earnings estimate is $0.43 per share, an improvement of $0.13 per share over last quarter.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 120.76. In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -3.30 % , in the last quarter, it has returned 3.84%, with a one year change of 70.56%.

Comparing to the S&P 500 price changes, the price performances are 4.80% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, 30.13% vs. the S&P 500 from six months ago, and the year to date difference is 43.75% vs. the S&P 500 price change.

The company has rising revenue year-over-year of $516.31 million for 2010 vs. $397.16 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $184.27 million for 2010 vs. $-213.26 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $119.55 million for 2010 vs. $-89.29 million for 2009.

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

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Mar-11 $ 134.88 M $ 146.57 M $ 11.69 M 8.67%
Dec-10 $ 144.18 M $ 159.70 M $ 15.52 M 10.76%
Sep-10 $ 144.31 M $ 137.35 M $ -6.96 M -4.82%
Jun-10 $ 142.63 M $ 158.17 M $ 15.54 M 10.9%
Mar-10 $ 117.42 M $ 124.88 M $ 7.46 M 6.35%
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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 0.27 0.30 0.03 11.11%
Dec-10 0.37 0.41 0.04 10.81%
Sep-10 0.30 0.30 0 0.00%
Jun-10 0.22 0.30 0.08 36.36%
Mar-10 0.15 0.16 0.01 6.67%
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(Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)

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