Net 1 Ueps Technologies Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Net 1 Ueps Technologies (NASDAQ:UEPS) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, August 22nd. Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. holds a non-exclusive worldwide license to the Universal Electronic Payment System (NASDAQ:UEPS). The Company commercializes the smart card based service through alliances with banks, card services, and retail organizations.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Net 1 Ueps Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.19 per share on revenues of $114.36 million.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.25 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.76, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Net 1 Ueps Technologies has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 247 280 343 390
Diluted EPS ($) 1.55 0.84 0.06 0.99

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 ($) in millions 107.62 111.68 111.44 111.14
Diluted EPS ($) -0.17 0.15 0.06 -0.10

Past Performance:
Net 1 Ueps Technologies has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)