CSG Systems International Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

CSG Systems International (NASDAQ:CSGS) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, April 30th. CSG Systems International, Inc. provides customer care and billing solutions for cable television providers, direct broadcast satellite providers, on-line services markets, and telephony providers. The Company offers a suite of processing and related services, as well as software and professional services which automate customer care and billing functions.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Csg Systems International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.52 per share on revenues of $187.04 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.03.

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 $0.45 to a profit $0.5. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.11, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Csg Systems International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 472.06 500.72 549.38 734.73 756.87
Diluted EPS ($) 1.54 1.26 0.67 1.28 1.51

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 ($) in millions 187.57 185.01 183.85 190.00 198.01
Diluted EPS ($) 0.3459 0.36 0.37 0.29 0.4848

Past Performance:
Csg Systems International has beat analyst estimates 4 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)