IntraLinks Holdings Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IL) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. 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 net income of 7 cents per share, a decline of 83.3% 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 11 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down and dropped from 8 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 44 cents per share, a decline of 2.2% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company’s quarterly results have come in above estimates for the last three quarters. Last quarter, the company booked net income of 9 cents per share versus a mean estimate of profit of 8 cents per share.

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Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on this stock with eight analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and none rating it as a hold.

Key Stats:

IntraLinks Holdings’ profit in the latest quarter follows losses in the three previous quarters. The company reported a profit of $289,000 in the first quarter, a loss of $499,000 in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, a loss of $2.5 million in the third of the last fiscal year and a loss of $3.9 million in the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

The company raised its gross margin by 2.8 percentage points in the in the first quarter. Revenue rose 31.2% while cost of sales rose 18.6% to $13.6 million from a year earlier.

Competitors to Watch: Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Open Text Corp. (NASDAQ:OTEX), Bridgeline Digital Inc (NASDAQ:BLIN), Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ:KITD).

Stock Price Performance: During May 10, 2011 to August 4, 2011, the stock price had fallen $17 (-56.7%) from $29.99 to $12.99. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 7, 2010 and October 15, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 27.7% (+$4.11) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 24.1% (-$4.13) over that span. Shares are down $5.72 (-30.6%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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