AOL, IACI and RealD Prepare to Release Earnings Info to Investors

AOL (NYSE:AOL) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 17 cents per share, a decline of 73.8% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 15 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 17 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 98.3% versus last year to 6 cents.

Last quarter, the company saw a loss of 7 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net loss of 7 cents per share. This comes after two consecutive quarters of exceeding expectations. Analysts are projecting a decline of 3.8% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $573.1 million.

Competitors to Watch: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI), Demand Media Inc (NYSE:DMD), News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA), The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), and Baidu.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU).

IAC/InterActiveCorp. (NASDAQ:IACI) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 42 cents per share, a rise of sevenfold from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 37 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has risen from 41 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 900% versus last year to $1.30.

Last quarter, the company reported net income of 41 cents per share versus a mean estimate of profit of. The company has beaten estimates for the past three quarters. Analysts are projecting a rise of 25.4% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $566.1 million.

Competitors to Watch: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Answers Corporation (NASDAQ:ANSW), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Demand Media Inc (NYSE:DMD), Baidu.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU), InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP), The Knot, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNOT), and Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU).

RealD, Inc. (NYSE:RLD) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for a loss of 6 cents per share, a narrower loss from the year earlier quarter net loss of 34 cents. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 5 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from a loss of 4 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 36 cents per share, a swing from net loss of 29 cents last year.

Last quarter, the company reported profit of 33 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of. The company has beaten estimates for the past three quarters. Analysts are projecting a decline of 26.9% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $42.3 million.

Competitors to Watch: Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (AMEX:BTN), Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID), IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX), Chyron Corporation (NASDAQ:CHYR), Dolby Labs (NYSE:DLB), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Regal Entertainment (NYSE:RGC), Cinemark (NYSE:CNK), Carmike (NASDAQ:CKEC) and Digislide Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DGI).