Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (NYSE:NSM) will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. National Semiconductor designs and manufactures a range of semiconductor products, most of which are analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 30 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has dropped from 33 cents during the last month.

Past Earnings Performance: The company is hoping to avoid falling below analyst estimates after topping expectations in the previous quarter. Last quarter, it beat expectations with net income of 67 cents against a mean estimate of profit of 20 cents.

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A Look Back: In the first quarter, profit fell 43.5% to $50.2 million (67 cents a share) from $88.8 million (36 cents a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 57.6% to $174.9 million from $412 million.

Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts are projecting a decline of 10.2% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $369.9 million.

Analyst Ratings: With five analysts rating the stock a buy, none rating it a sell and none rating the stock a hold, there are indications of a bullish stance by analysts.

Key Stats:

On the top line, the company is hoping to use this earnings announcement to snap a string of two-straight quarters of revenue declines. Revenue fell 6.1% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and dropped again in the first quarter.

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(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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