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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, August 25.

Overview

KKD trades an average of 1.3 million shares per day. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. operates as a branded retailer and wholesaler of doughnuts, complementary beverages and treats, and packaged sweets. The company was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Recent Price: $7.14

52 Week High: $10.08

52 Week Low: $3.55

Book Value: $1.28

On average, analysts are expecting a drop of $-0.07 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.13. The reporting quarter's estimated mean earnings are $0.06 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.05 and $0.07 per share. The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 40.06. Looking at the price movement over the last month, the stock has fallen in price -21.63 %, in the last quarter, it has returned 32.70%, with a one year change of 83.93%.

Comparing to the S&P 500 price changes, the price performances are -7.67% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, 20.69% vs. the S&P 500 from six months ago, and the year to date difference is 13.89% vs. the S&P 500 price change.

Investors have been rewarded with an increase of year-over-year revenue. Revenue reported was $361.96 million for 2011 vs. $346.52 million for 2010. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $7.60 million for 2011 vs. $-0.16 million for 2010. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $15.16 million for 2011 vs. $11.77 million for 2010.

Annually, revenue is growing at a rate of 4.46%.

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

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Apr-11 $ 96.55 M $ 104.60 M $ 8.05 M 8.34%
Jan-11 $ 92.55 M $ 91.68 M $ -0.87 M -0.94%
Oct-10 $ 87.75 M $ 89.49 M $ 1.74 M 1.98%
Jul-10 $ 84.27 M $ 87.93 M $ 3.66 M 4.34%
Oct-08 $ 93.00 M $ 94.34 M $ 1.34 M 1.44%
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 %
Apr-11 0.09 0.13 0.04 44.44%
Jan-11 0.04 0.03 -0.01 -25%
Oct-10 0.00 0.04 0.04 NA%
Jul-10 0.00 0.03 0.03 NA%
Oct-08 0.01 -0.08 -0.09 NA%
(Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)

Source: Earnings Preview: Krispy Kreme Reports Q2 Results Thursday