DSP Group Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

DSP Group (NASDAQ:DSPG) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, April 29th. DSP Group, Inc. is a semiconductor fabless company that develops and markets digital signal processing cores and integrated solutions for the consumer and computer telephony markets. The Company combines digital signal processing, speech processing algorithms, and telephony algorithms to provide a variety of application-specific DSPs.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Dsp Group Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.05 per share on revenues of $38.66 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 $0.02 to a profit $0.06. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.26, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Dsp Group has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 305.80 212.19 225.48 193.86 162.79
Diluted EPS ($) -7.48 -0.36 -0.32 -0.70 -0.37

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 ($) in millions 38.20 43.50 44.19 36.67 38.43
Diluted EPS ($) -0.21 -0.14 -0.10 -0.11 -0.02

Past Performance:
Dsp Group 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)