Jack Henry & Associates Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, August 13th. Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. develops, markets, and installs integrated computer systems for in-house and service bureau data processing to banks and other financial institutions. Jack Henry also performs data conversion and software installation and customization for the implementation of its systems along with continuing customer maintenance.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Jack Henry & Associates Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.51 per share on revenues of $288.89 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 24.95.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.56 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.1, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Jack Henry & Associates has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 746 837 967 1,027
Diluted EPS ($) 1.22 1.38 1.59 1.78

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 266.61 271.00 278.69 281.54
Diluted EPS ($) 0.50 0.49 0.47 0.53

Past Performance:
Jack Henry & Associates 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)