Freescale Semiconductor Holdings Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Falling Now

Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 1.47%.

Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 28.57% to $0.09 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.07 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 0.87% to $1.04 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.09 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.07. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.02 billion.

Quoting Management: “Our overall financial results continued to improve both sequentially and year over year,” said Gregg Lowe, president and CEO. “Revenues, operating earnings and adjusted earnings per share all continued to grow and while we are still early into implementing our new strategy, we do see some signs of good progress.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 5.81% from $981 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased to $0.09 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.03 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.19 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.46 to a profit of $0.51 over the last ninety days.

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