Intuit Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, May 21st. Intuit Inc. develops and markets business and financial management software solutions for small and medium sized businesses, financial institutions, consumers, and accounting professionals The Company provides software for small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Intuit Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $2.93 per share on revenues of $2.18 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 22.60.
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 $0.13 to a profit $0.11. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.33, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Intuit has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,071||3,109||3,455||3,772||4,151|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.41||1.35||1.77||2.00||2.60|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jan. 31, 2012||Apr. 30, 2012||Jul. 31, 2012||Oct. 31, 2012||Jan. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||999.00||1,945||593.00||647.00||968.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.39||2.42||0.0132||-0.06||0.23|
Intuit has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)