Smart Technologies Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?

Smart Technologies (NASDAQ:SMT) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 16th. SMART Technologies Inc designs, develops and sells interactive technology solutions. The Company produces interactive white boards where the user can access the internet, control computer applications, write in digital ink and save and share work.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Smart Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.04 per share on revenues of $110.63 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 $0.11 to a profit $0.05. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.16, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 468.16 647.98 790.06 745.80
Diluted EPS ($) 0.00 0.81 0.53 0.26

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 ($) in millions 185.15 147.96 174.54 170.76 138.93
Diluted EPS ($) 0.09 -0.0175 0.01 0.11 -0.42

Past Performance:
Smart Technologies has missed analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.

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