IAC/InterActiveCorp. Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

IAC/InterActiveCorp. (NASDAQ:IACI) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, April 30th. IAC/InterActiveCorp operates Internet businesses. The Company’s websites offer search, gaming, dating, directory, footwear retailing, and campsite reservation services.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Iac/interactivecorp. Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.69 per share on revenues of $757.29 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.14.

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 $0.98 to a profit $0.94. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.68, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Iac/interactivecorp. has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,445 1,347 1,637 2,059 2,801
Diluted EPS ($) -1.08 -7.06 0.93 1.85 1.71

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 ($) in millions 596.94 640.60 680.61 714.47 765.25
Diluted EPS ($) 0.5852 0.38 0.47 0.43 0.4646

Past Performance:
Iac/interactivecorp. 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)