Ingram Micro Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, July 24th. Ingram Micro Inc. is a wholesale distributor of Information Technology (“IT”) products and services. The Company also markets computer hardware, networking equipment, and software products. Ingram Micro provides supply chain optimization services to suppliers and reseller customers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Ingram Micro Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.46 per share on revenues of $10.44 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 11.64.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.51 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.16, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 34,362 29,515 34,589 36,329 37,827
Diluted EPS ($) -2.37 1.22 1.94 1.53 1.99

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 ($) in millions 8,777.89 9,034.14 11,379.88 10,262.44
Diluted EPS ($) 0.40 0.35 0.66 0.32

Past Performance:
Ingram Micro has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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