OmniVision Technologies Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Omnivision Technologies (NASDAQ:OVTI) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 30th. OmniVision Technologies, Inc. provides integrated single chip semiconductor imaging devices. The Company designs, develops, and markets semiconductor imaging devices for computing, communications, and consumer electronics applications. OmniVision’s image sensor product is used in cameras and camera related products such as personal computer, digital, and security cameras.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Omnivision Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.21 per share on revenues of $318.26 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 20.77.

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 $0.39 to a profit $0.29. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.31, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 507 603 956 898
Diluted EPS ($) -0.74 0.13 2.11 1.13

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

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 218.55 258.06 390.14 423.51
Diluted EPS ($) 0.05 0.04 0.19 0.40

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

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