Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. First Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, November 3, 2011. Broadridge Financial Solutions is a global provider of investor communication, securities processing, and clearing and outsourcing solutions to the financial services industry.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 11 cents per share, a rise of 10% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 14 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 11 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 9.5% versus last year to $1.50.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company beat estimates by 3 cents, coming in at net income of 94 cents per share against an estimate of profit of. The company also topped expectations in the third quarter of the last fiscal year.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts are projecting a rise of 12.4% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $473.6 million.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on this stock with three analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and one rating it as a hold.

A Look Back: In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, profit rose 10.6% to $116.2 million (90 cents a share) from $105.1 million (76 cents a share) the year earlier, exceeding analyst expectations. Revenue rose 3.3% to $776.1 million from $751.2 million.

Key Stats:

The company has seen net income rise in two straight quarters. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, profit rose 19.3%.

The company’s revenue has risen for two straight quarters. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, the figure rose 7.4%.

Competitors to Watch: ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS), Thomson Reuters Corp. (NYSE:TRI), DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST), CoreLogic Inc. (NYSE:CLGX), WNS (Holdings) Ltd. (NYSE:WNS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Stream Global Services, Inc. (AMEX:SGS), Sykes Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYKE), and Innotrac Corporation (NASDAQ:INOC).

Stock Price Performance: During September 30, 2011 to October 28, 2011, the stock price had risen $2.63 (13.1%) from $20.14 to $22.77. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 15, 2011 and June 24, 2011 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 6.6% (+$1.45) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 6.1% (-$1.44) over that span. Shares are up $1.31 (+6.1%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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