Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (NYSE:TSM) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 18th. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. manufactures integrated circuits based on its proprietary designs. The Company offers a comprehensive set of integrated circuit fabrication processes to manufacture CMOS logic, mixed-mode, volatile and non-volatile memory and BiCMOS chips. Taiwan Semiconductor is an affiliate of Philips Electronics N.V.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.32 per share on revenues of $5.19 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.33.
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 $0.32 to a profit $0.33. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.23, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||10,608||9,256||13,322||14,543||17,116|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.61||0.52||0.99||0.88||1.08|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||4,326.00||4,735.00||4,504.00||4,509.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.27||0.32||0.28||0.26|
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. 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)