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Time Warner Inc $TWX Preview For Upcoming Quarterly Earnings

Time Warner Inc (TWX) will be releasing last fiscal quarter's results before the opening bell on February 08, 2012. We can review how Time Warner has executed for investors recently. 

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Publishing. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Time Warner Inc trades an average of 5.6 million shares per day and has a marketcap of $37.7 Billion.

52 Week High: $38.62
52 Week Low:  $27.62
Book Value:     $30.68
Float Short:      3.75%

Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.08 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.79. Investors will be looking to see a number north of $0.87 per share based on the earnings estimates. Analyst estimates range between $0.84 and $0.90 per share.
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 14.3. The forward P/E ratio is 11.99.
In the last month, the stock has increased in price 1.06%, with a one year change of 5.93%.
When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -2.39%.

Revenue year-over-year has increased to $26.89 billion for 2010 vs. $25.39 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $2.58 billion for 2010 vs. $2.48 billion for 2009.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $5.43 billion for 2010 vs. $4.47 billion for 2009. Rising revenue along with rising earnings is a very good sign and what we want to see with our companies. Be sure to check the margins in the earnings release to make sure that the bottom line is keeping up with the top line.

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