Alliance Fiber Optic Products Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

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Alliance Fiber Optic Products (NASDAQ:AFOP) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, July 23rd. Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a variety of high performance fiber optic components and modular solutions for leading and emerging communications equipment manufacturers. The Company offers a broad product line of passive optical components including interconnect systems and couplers and splitters.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Alliance Fiber Optic Products Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.47 per share on revenues of $19.10 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.75.

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 $0.26 to a profit $0.47. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.65, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Alliance Fiber Optic Products has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 39 30 45 42 47
Diluted EPS ($) 0.50 0.15 0.69 0.49 1.08

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 11.53 12.39 12.16 12.15
Diluted EPS ($) 0.14 0.21 0.63 0.21

Past Performance:
Alliance Fiber Optic Products has beat analyst estimates 4 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)

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