[b]Earnings Overview for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) upcoming performance release[/b] [b] Cooper Tire & Rubber Company[/b] (CTB) is anticipated to report earnings before the opening bell on October 31, 2011. CTB trades an average of 1 million shares per day. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets replacement tires in North America and internationally. It operates in two segments, North American Tire Operations and International Tire Operations. The company was founded in 1913 and is based in Findlay, Ohio. [b]52 Week High: $27.73[/b] [b]52 Week Low: $9.64[/b] [b]Book Value: $7.28[/b] [b]Float Short: 6.78%[/b] Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.15 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.18. [b]A beat of $0.33 per share[/b], will top the estimated mean earnings. Analyst estimates range between $0.21 and $0.47 per share. Looking at the price movement over the last month, the stock has moved higher in price 29.70%, and moving in price -32.29% from one year ago. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -40.12%. Revenue year-over-year has increased to $3.36 billion for 2010 vs. $2.78 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $140.45 million for 2010 vs. $51.77 million for 2009.The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $188.37 million for 2010 vs. $156.27 million for 2009. Here is a look at the fiscal year revenue. [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/CTB-gross-revenue-fiscal-year-history-in-dollars-bar-chart-10-27-11.png[/img] Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded). [table][tr][td]Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year[/td] [td]Revenue Estimates[/td] [td]Actual[/td] [td]$ Difference[/td] [td]Difference %[/td][/tr] [tr][td]Jun-11[/td][td]$ 979.90 M[/td][td]$ 922.21 M[/td][td][color=Red]$ -57.69 M[/color][/td][td]-5.89%[/td][/tr][tr][td]Mar-11[/td][td]$ 909.24 M[/td][td]$ 905.96 M[/td][td][color=Red]$ -3.28 M[/color][/td][td]-0.36%[/td][/tr][tr][td]Dec-10[/td][td]$ 850.50 M[/td][td]$ 919.64 M[/td][td]$ 69.14 M[/td][td]8.13%[/td][/tr][tr][td]Sep-10[/td][td]$ 902.58 M[/td][td]$ 882.94 M[/td][td][color=Red]$ -19.64 M[/color][/td][td]-2.18%[/td][/tr][tr][td]Jun-10[/td][td]$ 835.48 M[/td][td]$ 803.96 M[/td][td][color=Red]$ -31.52 M[/color][/td][td]-3.77%[/td][/tr][/table]M = millions, B = billions Differences are rounded. (Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS) [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/CTB-PerShareEarningsSurprises-10-27-11.png[/img] Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded. The total short interest number of shares for CTB [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/CTB-ShortInterestData-10-27-11.png[/img] The number of days to cover short interest based on average daily trading volume for CTB. [img]http://www.paid2trade.com/SAForm/BarChartPics/CTB-DaysToCoverData.php-10-27-11.png[/img] Thank you for reading my article. Please also feel free to share your thoughts and comments. I use a proprietary blend of technical analysis, financial crowd behavior, and fundamentals in my short-term trades, and while not totally the same in longer swing trades to investments, the concepts used are similar. You may want to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner. I use Seeking Alpha, Edgar Online, and Yahoo Finance for most of my data. I use the "confirmed" symbols from earnings.com that I believe to be of the most interest.