Pre-Game Earnings: 5 Tech Companies Set to Report

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRIV) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for net income of 19 cents per share, a decline of 20.8% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 20 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at 19 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 2.5% versus last year to 81 cents.

Last quarter, the company beat estimates by 15 cents, coming in at profit of 38 cents a share versus the estimate of net income of 23 cents a share. It marked the fourth straight quarter of beating estimates. On average, analysts predict $100.2 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 2.1% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $405.5 million for the year, a rise of 1.9% from last year’s revenue of $398.1 million.

Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 15 cents per share, a decline of 28.6% 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 22 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from 17 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of 95 cents per share, a rise of 4.4% from last year.

Last quarter, the company missed estimates by 3 cents, coming in at profit of 21 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 24 cents per share. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by one cent. Analysts are projecting a rise of 7.9% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $94.2 million.

Teradata Corp. (NYSE:TDC) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2012.  The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 52 cents per share, a rise of 18.2% 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 50 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 52 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $2.47 per share, a rise of 12.8% from last year.

he company’s quarterly results have come in above estimates for the last three quarters. Last quarter, the company booked profit of 63 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net income of 59 cents per share. Analysts predict a rise of 16% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $586.8 million.

Level three Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net loss of 56 cents per share, a narrower loss from the year-earlier quarter net loss of $1.35. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from a loss of 97 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has dropped from a loss of 54 cents during the last month.

The company has beaten estimates the last two quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped the forecasts by 4 cents, reporting a loss of 98 cents per share against a mean estimate of net loss of $1.02. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, the company exceeded forecasts by 32 cents with a loss of $1.16 versus a mean estimate of net loss of $1.48. On average, analysts predict $1.59 billion in revenue this quarter, a rise of 71.2% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $6.51 billion for the year, a rise of 50.3% from last year’s revenue of $4.33 billion.

American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 40 cents per share, a rise of 73.9% 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 35 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 40 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 71.4% versus last year to $1.68.

Last quarter, the company came in at net income of 51 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 31 cents per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, it missed forecasts by 29 cents. Analysts are projecting a rise of 19.3% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $671.4 million.