STMicroelectronics Nv Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

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STMicroelectronics Nv (NYSE:STM) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, April 22nd. STMicroelectronics N.V. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor integrated circuits and discrete devices. The Company’s products are used in the telecommunications, consumer electronics, automotive, computer, and industrial sectors. Geographically, customers are located in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Stmicroelectronics Nv Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.17 per share on revenues of $2.01 billion.

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 profit of $0.01 to a loss $0.06. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.06, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 9,842 8,510 10,350 9,735 8,493
Diluted EPS ($) -0.88 -1.29 0.92 0.72 -1.31

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 ($) in millions 2,191 2,017 2,148 2,166 2,162
Diluted EPS ($) -0.01 -0.20 -0.08 -0.54 -0.49

Past Performance:
Stmicroelectronics Nv 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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