Amphenol Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Amphenol (NYSE:APH) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 18th. Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable. The Company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including telephone, wireless, and data communications systems, cable television systems, and commercial and military aerospace electronics.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Amphenol Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.94 per share on revenues of $1.14 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 23.91.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.99 to a profit $1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.85, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3,236 2,820 3,554 3,940 4,292
Diluted EPS ($) 2.34 1.83 2.82 3.05 3.39

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 ($) in millions 1,061.11 1,103.38 1,145.98 1,079.81
Diluted EPS ($) 0.86 0.90 0.86 0.94

Past Performance:
Amphenol 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)