Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S (NYSE:ARX) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, August 15th. Aeroflex Holding Corporation designs and manufactures radio frequency and microwave integrated circuits. The circuits are used in the production of wireless communications equipment for the space, avionics, defense, commercial wireless communications, medical and other markets.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.23 per share on revenues of $180.40 million.

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 $0.07 to a profit $0.06. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.48, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 599 655 729 673
Diluted EPS ($) NA -0.19 -0.45 -0.63

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 ($) in millions 184.73 141.15 156.23 160.95
Diluted EPS ($) 0.20 -0.17 0.01 -0.11

Past Performance:
Aeroflex Holding Corp. Common S has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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