Given Imaging: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
Given Imaging (NASDAQ:GIVN) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. Given Imaging Ltd. has developed the Given imaging diagnostic system. The Company’s product is a proprietary wireless imaging system that allows a medical professional to examine the gastrointestinal tract. Given’s system uses a miniaturized video camera contained in a capsule that is ingested by the patient and delivers color images in a painless and noninvasive manner.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Given Imaging Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.13 per share on revenues of $44.63 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 35.33.
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 $0.17 to a profit $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.77, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Given Imaging has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||125.11||141.76||157.81||177.96||180.50|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.13||0.47||0.28||0.39||0.45|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||48.48||41.84||44.51||45.40||48.75|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.1808||0.01||0.10||0.19||0.1602|
Given Imaging has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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