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Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN) is due to report earnings after the closing bell on Monday, August 29.

Overview
WINN trades an average of 1.3 million shares per day.

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. operates as a food retailing company primarily under the Winn-Dixie banner. The company's stores offer grocery, meat, seafood, produce, deli, bakery, floral, health and beauty, and other general merchandise items. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

52 Week High: $10.08
52 Week Low: $5.95
Book Value: $15.29
Float Short: 17.11%

On average, analysts are expecting a drop of $-0.32 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.42. A beat of $0.10 per share, will top the estimated mean earnings.

In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -36.68 %; in the last quarter, it has returned -19.65%, with a one year change of -27.08%. Comparing to the S&P 500 price changes, the price performances are -24.19% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, 4.00% vs. the S&P 500 from six months ago, and the year to date difference is -5.53% vs. the S&P 500 price change.

Revenue year-over-year has decreased to $7.25 billion for 2010 vs. $7.37 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $28.90 million for 2010 vs. $39.79 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $29.24 million for 2010 vs. $80.69 million for 2009.

Revenue growth is at an annual rate of -1.63%.

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

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Mar-11 $ 1.62 B $ 1.62 B $ -4.14 M -0.25%
Dec-10 $ 2.06 B $ 2.10 B $ 41.50 M 2.02%
Sep-10 $ 1.53 B $ 1.54 B $ 19.13 M 1.25%
Jun-10 $ 1.77 B $ 1.75 B $ -26.49 M -1.5%
Mar-10 $ 1.68 B $ 1.69 B $ 2.18 M 0.13%
M = millions, B = billions

Differences are rounded. (Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)

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


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Source: Earnings Preview: Winn-Dixie Stores Reports Q4 Results Monday