Concur Technologies Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Concur Technologies (NASDAQ:CNQR) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. Concur Technologies, Inc. provides workplace eCommerce software and services that extend automation to employees, partners, vendors, and service providers. The Company’s Concur eWorkplace product integrates its suite of workplace eCommerce solutions and provides a portal through which employees can access eCommerce information and services.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Concur Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.16 per share on revenues of $128.07 million.

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 $0.26 to a profit $0.24. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.91, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Concur Technologies has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 215.49 247.60 292.94 349.49 439.83
Diluted EPS ($) 0.35 0.50 0.38 -0.20 -0.13

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 ($) in millions 100.38 108.39 113.17 117.88 122.80
Diluted EPS ($) -0.02 -0.09 0.12 -0.1492 -0.22

Past Performance:
Concur Technologies 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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