inContact Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

inContact (NASDAQ:SAAS) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. inContact, Inc. develops and markets software for call centers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Incontact Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.04 per share on revenues of $31.52 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 loss of $0.03 to a loss $0.04. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.14, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 79.62 84.18 81.70 88.47 110.28
Diluted EPS ($) -0.33 -0.09 -0.04 -0.24 -0.11

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 ($) in millions 23.24 25.68 26.22 27.86 30.53
Diluted EPS ($) -0.0825 -0.04 -0.04 -0.02 -0.0187

Past Performance:
Incontact 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)