Broadridge Financial Solutions: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, May 7th. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. provides technology-based outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry. The Company offers a broad range of solutions that help clients serve their retail and institutional customers across the entire investment lifecycle, including pre-trade, trade, and post-trade processing.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Broadridge Financial Solutions Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.33 per share on revenues of $560.03 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 23.90.

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 $1.09 to a profit $1.1. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.78, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Broadridge Financial Solutions has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,208 2,073 2,209 2,167 2,304
Diluted EPS ($) 1.36 1.58 1.37 1.32 0.97

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 ($) in millions 479.80 547.00 800.30 495.80 493.20
Diluted EPS ($) 0.05 0.13 0.6526 0.14 0.13

Past Performance:
Broadridge Financial Solutions 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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