Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S (NYSE:ARX) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, May 9th. Aeroflex Holding Corporation designs and manufactures radio frequency and microwave integrated circuits. The circuits are used in the production of wireless communications equipment for the space, avionics, defense, commercial wireless communications, medical and other markets.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.11 per share on revenues of $158.80 million.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.2 to a profit $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.46, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 643.21 599.34 655.05 729.41 673.02
Diluted EPS ($) -1.18 -0.19 -0.45 -0.63

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 171.14 162.26 184.73 141.15 156.23
Diluted EPS ($) -0.01 -0.77 0.2028 -0.17 0.01

Past Performance:
Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)