ICF International Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 3rd. ICF International, Inc. provides management, technology, policy consulting, and implementation services primarily to the U.S. federal government, as well as to other government, commercial and international clients.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Icf International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.46 per share on revenues of $228.61 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.95.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.5 to a profit $0.51. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.05, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

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Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Icf International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 697.43 674.40 764.73 840.78 937.13
Diluted EPS ($) 1.88 1.40 1.38 1.75 1.91

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 ($) in millions 213.95 227.64 239.65 237.86 231.98
Diluted EPS ($) 0.4410 0.45 0.52 0.48 0.4652

Past Performance:
Icf International has beat analyst estimates 2 times 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)