NCI Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
NCI (NASDAQ:NCIT) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. NCI, Inc. designs, installs and maintains information technology systems and networks for government agencies. The Company offers network engineering, information assurance, systems development and integration, and enterprise systems management services.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Nci Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.08 per share on revenues of $81.92 million.
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 $0.08 to a profit $0.05. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.21, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Nci has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||390.60||468.91||581.34||558.26||368.39|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.25||1.61||1.72||0.95||-6.51|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||114.83||99.08||91.19||88.47||89.66|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.0091||0.12||0.11||-4.17||-2.679|
Nci 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)