KVH Industries: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Kvh Industries (NASDAQ:KVHI) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 3rd. KVH Industries, Inc. designs and manufactures products that enable mobile communication, navigation, and direction sensing through the use of its proprietary in-motion satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. KVH serves multiple markets, including military navigation/stabilization and mobile satellite communications for vessels, RV’s and automobiles.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Kvh Industries Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $38.65 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 54.50.
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 $0.21 to a profit $0.15. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.43, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Kvh Industries has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||82.40||89.06||112.24||112.54||137.11|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.21||-0.01||0.56||0.06||0.24|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||31.93||26.73||32.02||38.82||39.54|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.1017||-0.09||0.03||0.12||0.1819|
Kvh Industries has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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