Fairchild Semiconductor International Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Fairchild Semiconductor International (NYSE:FCS) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, July 14, 2011. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.is focused on developing, manufacturing and selling power analog, power discrete and certain non-power semiconductor solutions to a range of end market customers.

Fairchild Semiconductor International Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 40 cents per share, no change from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 39 cents. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $1.62 per share, a rise of 7.3% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 3 cents, reporting profit of 39 cents per share against a mean estimate of net income of 36 cents per share.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $430.3 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 5% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $1.73 billion for the year, a rise of 8.1% from last year’s revenue of $1.6 billion.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on Fairchild Semiconductor International as six analysts rate it as a buy, one rates it as a sell and six rate it as a hold.

Key Stats:

Revenue has risen the past four quarters. Revenue increased 9.3% to $413 million in first quarter. The figure rose 12.2% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year from the year earlier, climbed 24.9% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year from the year-ago quarter and 47.4% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

Competitors to Watch: ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN), National Semicond. Corp. (NYSE:NSM), Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN), Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD), STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE:STM),  Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC), Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM), Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE:ADI). Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Micron Tech (NASDAQ:MU), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH).

Stock Price Performance: During May 10, 2011 to July 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.53 (-12.6%) from $20.04 to $17.51. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 9, 2010, and August 13, 2010, when shares rose for five-straight days, rising 16.2% (+$1.30) over that span. Shares have been on a negative streak of late, closing down every day between July 6, 2011 and July 7, 2011. Shares are up $1.90 (+12.2%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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