Aixtron Ag Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?
Aixtron Ag (NASDAQ:AIXG) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. Aixtron AG engineers and manufactures metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment for the semiconductor industry. The Company’s customers use its equipment to produce compound semiconductor layer structures for use in LED, laser, solar cell, transistor, telecommunications, and other applications. Aixtron markets its products worldwide.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Aixtron Ag Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.12 per share on revenues of $49.70 million.
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 loss of $0.04 to a loss $0.07. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.91, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Aixtron Ag has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||404||422||1,041||851||293|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.32||0.69||2.51||1.09||-1.88|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||55.94||77.80||101.38||53.13|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.15||-0.96||-0.56||-0.99|
Aixtron Ag has missed analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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