Isoftstone Holdings Ltd Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Isoftstone Holdings LtdĀ (NYSE:ISS) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, May 17th. iSoftStone Holdings Limited is an information technology (NYSE:IT) service provider in China. The Company focuses on four main industry vehicles including technology, communications, banking, financial services and insurance, and energy, transportation and public sector. iSoftStone Holdings Ltd provides consulting and solutions, IT services, and business process outsourcing.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Isoftstone Holdings Ltd (adr) Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.09 per share on revenues of $93.93 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 10.74.

Analyst Trends:

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 $0.19 to a profit $0.17. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.67, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Isoftstone Holdings Ltd (adr) has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 82.46 134.39 196.98 283.42 381.14
Diluted EPS ($) 0.00 0.10 -0.50 0.30 0.40

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 85.84 86.35 92.01 98.56 104.22
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0398 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.1335

Past Performance:
Isoftstone Holdings Ltd (adr) has beat analyst estimates time in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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