Gentium S.p.A. (ADR) (GENT) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on September 20, 2011. Overview . The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Villa Guardia, Italy. 52 Week High: $13.69 52 Week Low: $5.15 Book Value: $1.41 The number to beat is $0.14 per share, based on the estimated mean earnings. The P/E ratio has come down, as the current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 18.1, while the forward P/E ratio is now 10.3. An upside earnings report may put a lot of wind in the sails. In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -4.82%, with a one year change of 6.54%. Comparing to the S&P 500 price changes, the price performances are -10.21% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and year to date difference is -3.26% vs. the S&P 500 price change. The company has rising revenue year-over-year of $32.94 million for 2010 vs. $14.59 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $5.47 million for 2010 vs. $-6.49 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $6.00 million for 2010 vs. $-6.57 million for 2009. Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded). Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference % Mar-11 $ 6.38 M $ 4.99 M $ -1.39 M -21.79% Dec-10 $ 5.94 M $ 6.11 M $ 0.17 M 2.86% Dec-08 $ 1.99 M $ 1.04 M $ -0.95 M -47.74% Sep-08 $ 2.09 M $ 1.85 M $ -0.24 M -11.48% Jun-08 $ 2.55 M $ 1.86 M $ -0.69 M -27.06% M = millions, B = billions Differences are rounded. (Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS) Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded. 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, Google Finance, MSN Money, CNBC, Zacks 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.