Constant Contact Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Constant Contact (NASDAQ:CTCT) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Constant Contact, Inc. provides web-based e-mail marketing tools and services to businesses, associations, and organizations to help them connect with their customers and members.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Constant Contact Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.10 per share on revenues of $70.12 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 45.89.

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 $0.29 to a profit $0.27. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.66, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Constant Contact has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 87 129 174 214 252
Diluted EPS ($) -0.07 -0.04 0.10 0.77 0.41

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 ($) in millions 62.07 63.85 66.30 68.21
Diluted EPS ($) -0.02 0.21 0.21 -0.02

Past Performance:
Constant Contact 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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