Earnings Preview: Wabco, Weyerhaeuser, WisdomTree, National Presto

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Friday brings to an end a big week for earnings reports on Wall Street that saw some of the world’s most important corporations put their scores for the three months ending June 30 up on the big board. Friday morning will still see the release of multiple earnings report, however, notably from WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC), Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF), Digital Realty Trust, Inc.(NYSE:DLR), and National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK). Here’s what to expect from this bunch.
Earnings Preview: Wabco, Weyerhaeuser, WisdomTree, National Presto

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WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC)

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) shares have been performing particularly well in recent months, particularly for a company involved in the automotive components industry. WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) is expected to earn $1.25 per share form Friday’s earnings report on revenue totaling $573 million.
Since the start of 2013 shares in WABCO holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBS) have risen by more than 24 percent, while the last year has seen the company add more than 64 percent to its value. In the same three months of 2012, WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) earned $1.19 per share on revenue of $635 million. The company is currently trading at about eighteen times 2012 earnings, making it not overvalued at a glance.

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY)

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) is expected to reveal earnings of 30 cents per share on Friday morning when it makes its second quarter earnings report public. The company is expected to have brought in $2 billion in revenue in the same period. In the same quarter of 2012, the company earned 9 cents per share on revenue of $1.8 billion.
Forestry is a tough business at the moment, even with the housing market in the United States looking toward recovery. Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) are familiar with this. Shares in the company have risen by just under 5 percent so far in 2013. The market has been slowly warming to Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) since its value collapsed at the end of 2010, but it’s going to take some time before it can return to anything like its pre-crisis stock price.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF)

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) will show earnings of 9 cents per share earnings for the three months April-June on Friday morning if analyst consensus is right. The same analysts are predicting reported revenue for the quarter will come to $37.1 million. In the same three months of 2012, the company showed earnings per share of 2 cents on revenue of $20.4 million.
Since the start of this year WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) shares have skyrocketed, more than doubling in value since January 1. The firm’s ETF products have become more and more popular and as more people decide to jump into the ETF market, WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) is absolutely primed for growth. Investors in Wisdom Tree are confident on the future of ETFs, and confident in Wisdom Tree’s ability to deliver them in a way that brings in more and more investors.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR)

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) earnings are expected to come in at 35 cents per share on revenue of $366 million for the three months ended June 30 according to estimates from analysts. In the same three months of 2012, the company earned 38 cents per share on revenue of $304 million. Despite the revenue expansion, the Real Estate Investment Trust is not performing for investors, and its stock price has fallen in recent months.
Since the start of 2013 Digital Realty Trust, Inc.(NYSE:DLR) shares have lost close to 7 percent of their value. In the last year, the company has lost more than 14 percent of its value. The real estate holding company is under-performing the market in  big way, even its relatively decent dividend isn’t enough to bring value back to the company’s owners.

National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK)

National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) will record earnings on Friday morning, but the company is too small to net a reasonable analyst following, leaving it without accurate estimates on earnings for the coming quarterly report.
Shares in National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) have lagged the market so far in 2013, rising by over 10 percent since January 1, a great deal less than the gains made by the wider market with the S&P 500 rising close to 18.5 percent in the same period. The company, which is an unusual mix of housewares, 40 millimeter ammunition and adult incontinence products.

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