J2 Global Communications Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
J2 Global Communications (NASDAQ:JCOM) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides Internet-based messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses throughout the world. The Company’s global network covers cities in various countries and spans North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. j2 enables customers to manage their communications through the Web, phone, or wireless device.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to J2 Global Communications Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.63 per share on revenues of $114.92 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.17.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.65 to a profit $0.67. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.78, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how J2 Global Communications has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||241.51||245.57||255.39||330.16||371.40|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.58||1.48||1.81||2.43||2.61|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||85.07||86.65||89.46||93.25||102.03|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.6316||0.60||0.67||0.69||0.6648|
J2 Global Communications has beat analyst estimates 4 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)