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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (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