Maxim Integrated Products Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, July 25th. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency design processes and capabilities that can be used in custom design.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Maxim Integrated Products Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.47 per share on revenues of $626.24 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.40.

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 $0.53 to a profit $0.51. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.8, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Maxim Integrated Products has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 1,646 1,998 2,472 2,404
Diluted EPS ($) 0.03 0.40 1.61 1.29

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 ($) in millions 604.96 623.08 605.31 604.88
Diluted EPS ($) 0.37 0.43 0.26 0.44

Past Performance:
Maxim Integrated Products 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)