Fifth Third Bancorp Earnings Preview

Fifth Third Bancorp Earnings Preview

FITB is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, 2021-10-19. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Fifth Third Bancorp will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0.91

Fifth Third Bancorp bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by $17.5, which was followed by a 0.67 drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Fifth Third Bancorp's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020 Q3 2020
EPS Estimate 0.80 0.69 0.69 0.60
EPS Actual 0.94 0.93 0.88 0.85
Revenue Estimate 1.94B 1.90B 1.91B 1.86B
Revenue Actual 1.95B 1.93B 1.97B 1.90B

Quarter Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020 Q3 2020
EPS Estimate 0.80 0.69 0.69 0.60
EPS Actual 0.94 0.93 0.88 0.85
Revenue Estimate 1.94B 1.90B 1.91B 1.86B
Revenue Actual 1.95B 1.93B 1.97B 1.90B

Stock Performance

Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp were trading at $43.6 as of October 15. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 85.94%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

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