Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. Third Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) component Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, October 27, 2011. Motorola Mobility develops innovative technologies, products, and services, including mobile and wireline technology, digital communication, information, and entertainment experiences.

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 12 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at a loss of 10 cents during the last month.

Past Earnings Performance: Last quarter, the company fell short of estimates by 4 cents, coming in at a loss of 7 cents per share against a mean estimate of net loss of 4 cents. The company topped expectations in the first quarter.

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Analyst Ratings: Analysts seem relatively indifferent about Motorola Mobility Holdings with 20 of 30 analysts surveyed maintaining a hold rating.

Competitors to Watch: Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ:RIMM), Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI), Arris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRS), Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT), Cobra Electronics Corp. (NASDAQ:COBR), Blonder Tongue Labs, Inc. (AMEX:BDR), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBND), and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Stock Price Performance: During July 28, 2011 to October 21, 2011, the stock price had risen $15.99 (69.8%) from $22.91 to $38.90. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 23, 2010 and January 4, 2011 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 15% (+$4.32) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 13.3% (-$3.26) over that span. Shares are up $9.80 (+33.7%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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