Qihoo 360 Technology Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Qihoo 360 Technology Co (NYSE:QIHU) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, May 20th. Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd. provides Internet and mobile security products in the People’s Republic of China. The Companys products include an Internet security product for Internet security and system optimization, an anti-virus application to protect users’ computers against trojan horses, viruses, worms, adware, and other forms of malware, and a mobile smartphone security program.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Qihoo 360 Technology Co Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.14 per share on revenues of $106.30 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 102.75.

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 $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.99, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Qihoo 360 Technology Co has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 32.30 57.66 167.85 329.03
Diluted EPS ($) 0.045 0.075 0.135 0.375

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

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 62.32 69.28 91.09 84.04 102.95
Diluted EPS ($) 0.1260 0.1179 0.0751 0.105 0.1031

Past Performance:
Qihoo 360 Technology Co 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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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)