IntraLinks Holdings Inc. Third Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

IntraLinks Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IL) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. 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 10 cents per share, a decline of 33.3% 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 13 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 10 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 13.3% versus last year to 39 cents.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company beat estimates by 2 cents, coming in at net income of 9 cents a share versus the estimate of profit of 7 cents a share. It marked the fourth straight quarter of beating estimates.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $54.5 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 13.9% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $217.3 million for the year, a rise of 17.9% from last year’s revenue of $184.3 million.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on IntraLinks Holdings as three analysts rate it as a buy, none rate it as a sell and three rate it as a hold.

A Look Back: In the second quarter, the company swung to a profit of $7,000 (0 cents a share) from a loss of $3.9 million ($1.78) a year earlier, beating analyst estimates. Revenue rose 20.1% to $53.3 million from $44.4 million.

Key Stats:

The company’s revenue has risen for two straight quarters. In the first quarter, the figure rose 31.2%.

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), and Omtool, Ltd. (OMTL).

Stock Price Performance: During August 9, 2011 to November 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.13 (-34%) from $12.16 to $8.03. 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, rising 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, falling 36.2% (-$6.20) over that span. Shares are down $10.68 (-57.1%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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