Silicom Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Silicom (NASDAQ:SILC) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, July 22nd. Silicom Ltd. designs, manufactures, markets, and supports Multi-Port Gigabit-Ethernet Server Adapters. The Company sells its Multi-Port Gigabit-Ethernet Server Networking Adapters (including its Bypass Adapters) mainly to original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Silicom Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.40 per share on revenues of $15.50 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 26.63.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.42 to a profit $0.44. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.81, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 26 21 30 40 49
Diluted EPS ($) 0.69 0.41 0.82 1.18 1.42

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

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 10.41 11.52 16.69 15.03
Diluted EPS ($) 0.33 0.37 0.43 0.43

Past Performance:
Silicom 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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