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Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 14 cents per share, a rise of twofold from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 15 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 14 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 56 cents per share, a rise of more than sixfold from last year.

The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 5 cents, reporting profit of 15 cents per share against a mean estimate of net income of 10 cents per share. On average, analysts predict $126.9 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 2.9% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $499.8 million for the year, a rise of 10.4% from last year’s revenue of $452.5 million.

 

Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ:JSDA) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, August 9, 2012.

 

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 73 cents per share, a decline of 8.8% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 86 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has risen from 72 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 8.2% compared to last year’s $3.44.

Last quarter, the company missed estimates by 5 cents, coming in at profit of 70 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 75 cents per share. In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by one cent. Analysts predict a rise of 10.7% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $3.01 billion.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 10 cents per share, a rise of 11.1% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 24 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from 14 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit of $1.05 per share versus net loss of 60 cents last year.

The company topped estimates last quarter after missing forecasts the quarter prior. In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, it reported net income of 21 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 18 cents per share. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, it missed forecasts by 10 cents. Analysts predict a rise of 71.2% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $447.3 million.

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 15 cents per share, a decline of 42.3% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 14 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 15 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 28.6% versus last year to 70 cents.

The company met estimates last quarter after beating the forecasts in the prior two. In the first quarter, the company reported profit of 10 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 10 cents per share. In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by 2 cents. Analysts are projecting a decline of 1% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $1.01 billion.