IntraLinks Holdings First Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

IntraLinks Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IL) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. IntraLinks Holdings is a global provider of Software-as-a-Service (NASDAQ:SAAS) solutions for securely managing content, exchanging critical business information and collaborating within and among organizations. .

IntraLinks Holdings Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for profit of one cent per share, a decline of 88.9% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 8 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at one cent during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 71.4% versus last year to 8 cents.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company fell short of estimates by 0 cents, coming in at net income of 7 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 9 cents. The company fell in line with expectations in the third quarter of the last fiscal year.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts predict a decline of 9% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $47.7 million.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts seem relatively indifferent about IntraLinks Holdings with six of six analysts surveyed maintaining a hold rating.

A Look Back: In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company’s loss widened to a loss of a $2.5 million (4 cents a share) from a loss of $499,000 ($1.36) a year earlier, missing analyst expectations. Revenue rose 1.6% to $52.9 million from $52.1 million.

Key Stats:

On the top line, the company is looking to build on four-straight revenue increases heading into this earnings announcement. Revenue rose 31.2% in the first quarter of the last fiscal year, 20.1% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year and 14.5% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year before increasing again in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year of the last fiscal year.

Stock Price Performance: Between February 7, 2012 and May 3, 2012, the stock price fell $1.76 (-25.6%), from $6.87 to $5.11. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 18, 2011 and August 31, 2011, when shares rose for 10 straight days, increasing 37.8% (+$2.57) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight days, dropping 36.2% (-$6.20) over that span.

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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