InterDigital Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. InterDigital, Inc. develops technology for advanced digital wireless telecommunications applications. The Company offers both time division multiple access and wide band code division multiple access proprietary and standards compliant digital wireless technology to customers, licensees, and companies.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Interdigital Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.17 per share on revenues of $69.63 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.73.

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 loss of $0.22 to a loss $0.2. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.46, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 228 297 395 302 663
Diluted EPS ($) 0.57 1.95 3.43 1.94 6.26

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 ($) in millions 71.87 434.01 87.88 47.36
Diluted EPS ($) 0.22 5.56 0.38 -0.30

Past Performance:
Interdigital 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)