USA Technologies: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

USA Technologies (NASDAQ:USAT) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 10th. USA Technologies, Inc. offers consumer payment systems. The Company’s e-Port electronic business solution is a credit card payment system that is used at vending machines, convenience stores, gas pumps, and other retail points-of-sale.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Usa Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.00 per share on revenues of $9.46 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 $0.01 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.01, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 16.10 12.02 15.77 22.87 29.02
Diluted EPS ($) -1.21 -0.95 -0.55 -0.26 -0.18

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 ($) in millions 6.88 7.53 7.90 8.39 8.88
Diluted EPS ($) -0.06 -0.03 -0.0853 -0.01 0.00

Past Performance:
Usa Technologies has beat analyst estimates 3 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)

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