5 Tech Stocks Active Among Traders and Investors Pre-Earnings

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 27 cents per share, a rise of 8% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $1.59 per share, a rise of 16.1% from last year.

Last quarter, the company saw profit of 12 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 12 cents per share. This comes after two consecutive quarters of exceeding expectations. Analysts predict a rise of 7% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $563.8 million.

CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for net income of 17 cents per share, a rise of 70% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 18 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It has since dropped over the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 51.1% versus last year to 68 cents.

The company missed estimates last quarter after beating forecasts in the prior two. In the third quarter, the company reported profit of 15 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 18 cents per share. In the second quarter, the company beat estimates by 3 cents. Analysts predict a rise of 18.4% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $106.1 million.

Diodes, Inc. (NASDAQ:DIOD) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 9 cents per share, a decline of 80.9% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 14 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 9 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 98 cents per share, a decline of 21% from last year.

Last quarter, the company came in at profit of 9 cents per share against a mean estimate of net income of 8 cents per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, it missed forecasts by 8 cents. Analysts predict a decline of 10.9% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $144 million.

Demand Media (NYSE:DMD) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for net income of one cent per share, a spike from net loss of 10 cents in the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from breaking even. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It has risen during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 9 cents per share, a spike from a loss of 10 cents last year.

Last quarter, the company met expectations by reporting net loss of one cent per share last quarter. In the previous third quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by 2 cents. On average, analysts predict $79.7 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 4.4% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $340.6 million for the year, a rise of 9% from last year’s revenue of $312.4 million.

Dealertrack Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:TRAK) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 16 cents per share, a decline of 36% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 23 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 16 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 83 cents per share, a decline of 18.6% from last year.

The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 8 cents, reporting profit of 24 cents per share against a mean estimate of net income of 16 cents per share. On average, analysts predict $84.2 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 9.1% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $370.3 million for the year, a rise of 4.8% from last year’s revenue of $353.3 million.