Gardner Denver Inc $GDI Earnings Preview For Thursday
Gardner Denver Inc (GDI) is anticipated to report earnings after the closing bell on February 09, 2012.
Who They Are:
Gardner Denver, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets engineered industrial machinery and related parts and services primarily in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Gardner Denver shares trade an average of 988,000 shares per day and has a marketcap of $3.9 Billion.
52 Week High: $92.93
52 Week Low: $58.26
Book Value: $24.44
Float Short: 3.12%
What To Expect:
Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.04 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $1.48. The estimated mean earnings are $1.52 per share.
The lates analyst estimates are coming in between $1.49 and $1.55 per share.
Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:
The current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 15.5. The forward P/E ratio is 12.72.
From a month ago, the stock has decreased in price -4.48%, with a one year change of 5.38%.
When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -5.64%.
For the same fiscal period year-over-year, revenue has improved to $1.90 billion for 2010 vs. $1.78 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $172.96 million for 2010 vs. $-165.19 million for 2009.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $252.41 million for 2010 vs. $-113.67 million 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 the bottom line is keeping up with the top line.
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