Amphenol Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Amphenol (NYSE:APH) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 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 $0.86 per share on revenues of $1.08 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.06.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.95 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.81, 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 Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 948.71 981.60 1,061 1,103 1,146
Diluted EPS ($) 0.69 0.77 0.86 0.90 0.86

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)

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