SAIC Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

SAIC (NYSE:SAI) will report earnings after markets close on Monday, June 3rd. SAIC, Inc. provides scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions in such areas as national security, intelligence and homeland defense.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Saic Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.26 per share on revenues of $2.59 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 9.86.

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 $0.32 to a profit $0.28. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.17, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 10,070 10,846 11,117 10,587 11,173
Diluted EPS ($) 1.12 1.24 1.63 0.18 1.54

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 ($) in millions 2,782.00 2,848.00 2,870.00 2,711.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.35 0.32 0.33 0.54

Past Performance:
Saic 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)