Motorola (NYSE:MSI) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Motorola Solutions, Inc. manufactures two-way radios and accessories; mobile computers; wireless network infrastructure; private radio systems; bar code scanning and radio frequency identification equipment, and public safety broadband equipment.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Motorola Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.04 per share on revenues of $2.13 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.73.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.95 to a profit $1.28. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.55, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Motorola has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||30,146||22,044||19,282||8,203||8,698|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-12.88||-0.14||1.87||3.41||2.96|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||2,148.00||2,153.00||2,441.00||1,973.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.61||0.72||1.18||0.68|
Motorola 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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