Analogic Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Analogic (NASDAQ:ALOG) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, June 4th. Analogic Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells standard and customized high-precision data acquisition, signal, and imaging processing based medical imaging and industrial systems and subsystems. The Company sells to original equipment manufacturers, and its products are put into systems used in medical, industrial, and scientific applications.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Analogic Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.66 per share on revenues of $135.98 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 30.31.

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 $0.99 to a profit $0.93. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.72, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 414 396 424 474 517
Diluted EPS ($) 1.77 0.29 1.23 1.42 3.42

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 121.27 151.01 119.87 138.55
Diluted EPS ($) 0.59 0.96 0.35 0.78

Past Performance:
Analogic has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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