Seachange International Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Seachange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, June 6th. SeaChange International, Inc. develops video server systems and software to manage, store, and distribute digital video for television operators and telecommunications companies. The Company’s turnkey systems automate the distribution of short and long form video streams, including advertisements, movies, news updates, and other video programming requiring continuous execution

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Seachange International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.03 per share on revenues of $35.26 million.

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 $0.15 to a profit $0.09. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.65, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 202 202 217 198 157
Diluted EPS ($) 0.32 0.04 0.92 -0.13 -0.53

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 ($) in millions 36.63 36.74 39.25 44.58
Diluted EPS ($) -0.60 -0.16 0.02 0.21

Past Performance:
Seachange International 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)