Analog Devices Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

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Analog Devices (NYSE:ADI) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 21st. Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing. The Company’s products are used in communications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and high-performance consumer electronics applications. Analog Devices sells its products worldwide.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Analog Devices Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.52 per share on revenues of $660.84 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.18.

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 $0.57 to a profit $0.58. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.18, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Analog Devices has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,583 2,015 2,762 2,993 2,701
Diluted EPS ($) 2.67 0.85 2.33 2.81 2.13

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

Quarter Jan. 31, 2012 Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 648.06 675.09 683.03 694.96 622.13
Diluted EPS ($) 0.46 0.53 0.56 0.5819 0.42

Past Performance:
Analog Devices has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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