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  • Ameresco: Here's What Investors Need To Know Before Earnings 0 comments
    May 8, 2013 11:30 PM | about stocks: AMRC

    Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. Ameresco Inc. is an integrated electric energy corporation. The Company supplies a range of energy solutions, including energy cogeneration, hydro electric, and renewable energy facilities.

    Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ameresco Earnings:

    Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $126.67 million. Currently, the company's P/E ratio stands at 17.82.

    Analyst Trends:

    Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company's next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter's earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.13 to a profit $0.1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.43, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

    Earnings Trends:

    Here's how Ameresco has been performing on an annual basis:

    Fiscal Year

    2008

    2009

    2010

    2011

    2012

    Revenue($) in millions

    395.85

    428.52

    618.23

    728.20

    631.17

    Diluted EPS($)

    0.00

    0.61

    0.66

    0.75

    0.40

    Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

    Quarter

    Dec. 31, 2011

    Mar. 31, 2012

    Jun. 30, 2012

    Sep. 30, 2012

    Dec. 31, 2012

    Revenue($) in millions

    188.50

    146.57

    164.10

    163.91

    156.59

    Diluted EPS($)

    0.1593

    0.03

    0.11

    0.15

    0.1070

    Past Performance:
    Ameresco has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

    "E = Earnings Are Increasing Quarter-Over-Quarter" is a core component of our successful CHEAT SHEET investing framework. Don't waste another minute - click here to discover our CHEAT SHEET stock picks now!

    (Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: AMRC
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