Fusion-io Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Fusion-io (NYSE:FIO) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, April 24th. Fusion-io Inc. provides data-centric computing solutions through a storage memory platform for data decentralization. The Company uses an integration of hardware and software solutions to improve datacenter efficiencies and enterprise grade performance.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Fusion-io Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.07 per share on revenues of $80.49 million.

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 $0.11 to a loss $0.01. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.18, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Fusion-io has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 0.65 10.15 36.22 197.20 359.35
Diluted EPS ($) -1.73 -3.27 -2.95 0.06 -0.06

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 ($) in millions 84.13 94.24 106.60 118.12 120.57
Diluted EPS ($) -0.07 -0.05 -0.01 0.04 0.02

Past Performance:
Fusion-io 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)

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