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Quanta Services Inc $PWR Earnings Report Preview For Wednesday's Release

Quanta Services Inc (PWR) is nearing the of release last fiscal quarter's results before the opening bell on February 22, 2012. We can review how Quanta Services Inc has executed for investors recently.

Who They Are: 

Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services primarily in North America. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Quanta Services trades an average of 1.1 million shares per day and has a marketcap of $4.5 Billion.

52 Week High: $23.15
52 Week Low: $15.37
Book Value: $16.02
Float Short: 1.76%

What To Expect:

Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.09 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.25. The number to beat is $0.34 per share based on the estimated mean earnings.

Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:

The P/E ratio has been under pressure, as the current trailing twelve months P/E ratio is 39.5, while the forward P/E ratio is now 19. It appears based on the lower PE that investors are pricing in less growth.
In the last month, the stock has increased in price 1.59%, and changing from last year at this time -9.53%.
When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -6.75%.

The company has rising revenue year-over-year of $4.62 billion for 2011 vs. $3.93 billion for 2010. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $132.52 million for 2011 vs. $153.18 million for 2010.The company's earnings before interest and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $217.68 million for 2011 vs. $256.18 million for 2010.
The short interest is relatively low at 1.76%.

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