JDS Uniphase Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts

Jds Uniphase (NASDAQ:JDSU) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. JDS Uniphase Corporation provides communications test & measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, and network equipment manufacturers. The Company also provides optical solutions for medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Jds Uniphase Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.11 per share on revenues of $417.28 million.

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 $0.19 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.63, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Jds Uniphase has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,530 1,283 1,364 1,804 1,682
Diluted EPS ($) -0.10 -4.22 -0.28 0.31 -0.24

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 ($) in millions 409.30 409.20 439.30 420.90 429.40
Diluted EPS ($) -0.04 -0.08 -0.0959 -0.05 0.02

Past Performance:
Jds Uniphase 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)