Mantech International Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?

Mantech International (NASDAQ:MANT) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 1st. ManTech International Corporation delivers a variety of information technology and technical services to United States federal government customers. The Company focuses on critical national defense programs for the intelligence community and Department of Defense. ManTech designs, develops, and operates enterprise information technology and communication systems and infrastructures.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Mantech International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.58 per share on revenues of $646.08 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 9.86.

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 $0.64 to a profit $0.56. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.27, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Mantech International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,871 2,020 2,604 2,870 2,582
Diluted EPS ($) 2.55 3.11 3.43 3.63 2.57

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 ($) in millions 681.84 676.51 638.94 645.03 621.82
Diluted EPS ($) 1.289 0.69 0.67 0.66 0.8474

Past Performance:
Mantech International has missed analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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