Hollysys Automation Technologies Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, August 14th. Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. manufactures automation and control systems. The Company produces process, industrial, rail and subway, and nuclear power plant automation equipment.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Hollysys Automation Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.43 per share on revenues of $96.04 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 14.81.

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 $0.26 to a profit $0.24. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.05, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Hollysys Automation Technologies has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 158 174 263 322
Diluted EPS ($) -0.31 0.58 0.75 1.01

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 ($) in millions 88.12 88.07 87.21 60.35
Diluted EPS ($) 0.21 0.27 0.23 0.20

Past Performance:
Hollysys Automation Technologies has beat analyst estimates 1 time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)