Dice Holdings: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX) will report earnings before markets open on Wednesday, July 24th. Dice Holdings Inc is a provider that specialize in career sites and career fairs for high growth vertical sectors. The Company provides services to help recruiters, consultants and businesses hire and train highly qualified professionals.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Dice Holdings Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.12 per share on revenues of $52.19 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.60.

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 $0.16 to a profit $0.15. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.56, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Dice Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 155 110 129 179 195
Diluted EPS ($) 0.24 0.20 0.28 0.49 0.59

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 ($) in millions 48.46 48.04 52.74 50.44
Diluted EPS ($) 0.14 0.17 0.15 0.12

Past Performance:
Dice Holdings 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)