SemiLEDs Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

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Semileds (NASDAQ:LEDS) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 11th. SemiLEDs Corp. develops, manufactures, and sells (LED) Light Emitting Diode chips and LED components. The Company sells blue, green and ultraviolet (UV) LED chips under its own brand primarily to customers in China, Taiwan and other parts of Asia.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Semileds Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.21 per share on revenues of $5.17 million.

Analyst Trends:

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 loss of $0.16 to a loss $0.18. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.9, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 12 36 34 29
Diluted EPS ($) -0.56 0.02 -0.88 -1.80

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

Quarter May. 31, 2012 Aug. 31, 2012 Nov. 30, 2012 Feb. 28, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 9.18 5.47 6.23 4.83
Diluted EPS ($) -0.36 -0.90 -0.32 -0.22

Past Performance:
Semileds 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)

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