MasterCard (MA) was a name we highlighted in our Earnings Cheat Sheet as a stock that consistently reported higher than estimated earnings and better than expected revenues.1 Since its IPO in 2006, MA has reported both better than expected EPS and better than expected revenue 83% of the time.
MasterCard is scheduled to report earnings tomorrow morning, around 8:00 AM. Analysts are looking for EPS of $5.30 (29% YoY growth) on revenue of $1.73 billion (19% YoY growth).
1"Earnings Cheat Sheet: 1st Quarter 2012 Reports". 12-S-32. Birinyi Associates, Inc. 4/9/12.