Camelot Information Systems: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Camelot Information Systems (NYSE:CIS) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, August 22nd. Camelot Information Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides enterprise application services and financial industry information technology (NYSE:IT) services. The Company offers its services to a range of industries, including financial, resources & energy, manufacturing & automobiles, technology, and telecommunication.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Camelot Information Systems Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $62.11 million.

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 $0.03 to a profit $0.05. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.1, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Camelot Information Systems has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 118 193 227 254
Diluted EPS ($) 0.40 0.45 -0.91 -0.91

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 ($) in millions 62.09 63.00 71.85 59.63
Diluted EPS ($) 0.05 -0.71 -0.24 -0.09

Past Performance:
Camelot Information Systems has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at]