EZchip Semiconductor Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
EZchip Semiconductor (NASDAQ:EZCH) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, May 8th. EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. is a fabless semiconductor company that develops Ethernet network processors.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ezchip Semiconductor Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.23 per share on revenues of $15.12 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 42.19.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.28 to a profit $0.27. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.14, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Ezchip Semiconductor has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||33.57||40.05||62.00||63.46||54.71|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.20||0.66||0.52||0.28||0.54|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||14.27||14.42||15.80||9.29||15.21|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.2203||0.18||0.19||0.00||0.1664|
Ezchip Semiconductor 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)