NetQin Mobile Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

NetQin Mobile (NYSE:NQ) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 15th. NetQin Mobile, Inc. develops and markets computer software. The Company’s cloud-client computing platform combines our mobile security knowledge repository and client-side applications to provide mobile anti-malware, anti-spam, privacy protection, data backup and restore and other services for mobile devices.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Netqin Mobile Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.19 per share on revenues of $32.98 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 45.50.

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 $0.21 to a profit $0.2. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.95, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Netqin Mobile has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3.96 5.26 17.70 40.67 91.77
Diluted EPS ($) -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 0.20 0.20

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 ($) in millions 12.83 15.98 19.96 25.80 30.03
Diluted EPS ($) 0.0679 0.044 0.0415 0.007 0.0891

Past Performance:
Netqin Mobile has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)