Informatica Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Informatica (NASDAQ:INFA) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, April 25th. Informatica Corporation provides data integration software and services. The Company’s software allows its clients to access, integrate and trust all their information assets. Informatica’s infrastructure software categories include data integration, cloud computing, complex event processing, application information lifecycle management, data quality, B2B Data Exchange, and others.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Informatica Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.31 per share on revenues of $202.17 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 38.96.

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 $0.34 to a profit $0.32. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.4, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 455.70 500.69 650.08 783.78 811.57
Diluted EPS ($) 1.16 0.66 0.83 1.05 0.83

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 ($) in millions 227.13 196.02 190.49 190.32 234.74
Diluted EPS ($) 0.38 0.24 0.18 0.14 0.27

Past Performance:
Informatica 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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