Nvidia Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 9th. NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, and markets three dimensional (3D) graphics processors and related software. The Company’s products provide interactive 3D graphics to the mainstream personal computer market.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Nvidia Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.10 per share on revenues of $940.60 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.34.

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 $0.23 to a profit $0.14. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.7, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 3,425 3,326 3,543 3,998 4,280
Diluted EPS ($) -0.05 -0.12 0.43 0.94 0.90

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jan. 31, 2012 Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 953.19 924.88 1,044 1,204 1,107
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1867 0.10 0.19 0.33 0.2797

Past Performance:
Nvidia 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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