Arrow Electronics Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Arrow Electronics, Inc. distributes electronic components and computer products to industrial and commercial customers. The Company distributes a variety of products including computer systems, peripherals, software, and mass storage products to original equipment manufacturers and commercial customers worldwide.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Arrow Electronics Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.03 per share on revenues of $5.13 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 9.94.

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 $1.07 to a profit $1.03. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.26, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 16,761 14,684 18,745 21,390 20,405
Diluted EPS ($) 2.48 1.03 4.01 5.17 4.56

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 ($) in millions 5,150.56 4,962.33 5,402.71 4,849.63
Diluted EPS ($) 1.02 0.94 1.62 0.72

Past Performance:
Arrow Electronics has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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