PCTEL: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings
PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, March 28th. PC-Tel, Inc. develops and supplies software based connectivity solutions. The Company’s solutions enable Internet access and other communications applications through existing analog and emerging broadband networks. PC-Tel’s communications products are designed to enable Internet access and other communication applications through desktop PCs, notebook computers, and Internet appliances.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to PCTEL Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.13 per share on revenues of $26.79 million.
Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.07 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.34, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how PCTEL has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||69.89||76.93||56.00||69.25||76.84|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.28||1.99||-0.26||-0.20||0.01|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Sep. 30, 2011||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||19.49||20.01||17.16||19.99||25.85|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.02||0.03||-0.05||-0.02||0.02|
PCTEL 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)