Vonage Holdings Corp. Fourth Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

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Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Vonage Holdings is a provider of broadband Voice over Internet Protocol telephone services to residential and small office customers.

Vonage Holdings Corp. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 10 cents per share, a rise of 42.9% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 39 cents per share, a rise of 85.7% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 2 cents, reporting net income of 10 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 8 cents per share.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts are projecting a rise of 0.2% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $218 million.

A Look Back: In the third quarter, the company swung to a profit of $16 million (7 cents a share) from a loss of $55.4 million (26 cents) a year earlier, beating analyst estimates. Revenue rose 1.1% to $216.5 million from $214.1 million.

Key Stats:

A year-over-year revenue increase in the third quarter ended a streak of three consecutive quarters of revenue declines. Revenue fell 3.1% in the second quarter, 3.6% in the first quarter and 2.6% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year.

Stock Price Performance: From January 11, 2012 to February 9, 2012, the stock price rose 73 cents (33.3%), from $2.19 to $2.92. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 24, 2011 and April 5, 2011, when shares rose for nine straight days, increasing 14.8% (+61 cents) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight days, dropping 28.2% (-$1.13) over that span.

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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