Adtran Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Adtran (NASDAQ:ADTN) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, April 10th. ADTRAN, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services a variety of high-speed digital transmission products. The Company’s products are used by telephone companies and corporate end-users to implement advanced digital data services over existing telephone networks. ADTRAN also offers a line of multiplexers which provides modular flexibility.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Adtran Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.08 per share on revenues of $139.82 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 25.99.

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 $0.19 to a profit $0.16. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.69, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 500.68 484.18 605.67 717.23 620.61
Diluted EPS ($) 1.22 1.17 1.78 2.12 0.74

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 ($) in millions 175.29 134.74 184.00 162.12 139.76
Diluted EPS ($) 0.48 0.20 0.33 0.15 0.06

Past Performance:
Adtran has beat analyst estimates 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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