Sirius XM Radio Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 30th. Sirius XM Radio Inc. broadcasts various channels of audio from its satellites. The Company provides its services throughout the continental United States for a monthly subscription fee. Sirius delivers various streams of commercial-free music in every genre, as well as streams of news, sports, weather, talk, comedy, and public radio.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Sirius Xm Radio Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $909.36 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.09.

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 $0.03 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.1, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Sirius Xm Radio has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,664 2,473 2,817 3,015 3,402
Diluted EPS ($) -2.45 -0.15 0.01 0.07 0.51

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 ($) in millions 783.74 804.72 837.54 867.36 892.42
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0110 0.02 0.48 0.01 0.0225

Past Performance:
Sirius Xm Radio has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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

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