Electronics For Imaging Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Electronics For Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 18th. Electronics for Imaging, Inc. designs and markets products that support color and black-and-white printing on a variety of peripheral devices. The Company’s Fiery products incorporate hardware and software technologies that transform digital copiers and printers from copier manufacturers into networked printers. Products are sold in North America, Europe, and Japan.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Electronics For Imaging Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.35 per share on revenues of $175.18 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.72.

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 $0.35 to a profit $0.34. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.45, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Electronics For Imaging has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 560 401 504 592 652
Diluted EPS ($) -0.23 -0.04 0.15 0.58 1.74

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 ($) in millions 163.90 154.07 174.10 171.36
Diluted EPS ($) 0.15 0.28 1.19 0.17

Past Performance:
Electronics For Imaging 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)