Integrated Silicon Solution Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Integrated Silicon Solution (NASDAQ:ISSI) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. develops and markets memory devices, including standard access memory (SRAM), specialty dynamic random access memory (NASDAQ:DRAM), and nonvolatile memory (NVM). The Company also designs, develops, and markets embedded memory devices which include voice recording chips and certain microcontroller devices.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Integrated Silicon Solution Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.16 per share on revenues of $72.82 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 profit of $0.29 to a profit $0.25. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.89, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Integrated Silicon Solution has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 235.23 154.25 252.46 270.51 265.95
Diluted EPS ($) -0.60 -0.20 1.56 1.98 -0.10

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 ($) in millions 66.16 62.50 64.78 72.50 76.40
Diluted EPS ($) 0.13 0.12 0.11 -0.4821 0.09

Past Performance:
Integrated Silicon Solution has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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