TiVo First Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

TiVo, Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Tivo is a provider of technology and services for digital video recorders.

TiVo, Inc. Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for a loss of 15 cents per share, a narrower loss from the year-earlier quarter net loss of 29 cents. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $54.9 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 41.3% from the year-ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $228.7 million for the year, a rise of 20.2% from last year’s revenue of $190.3 million.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are optimistic about this stock, with 10 analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and two rating it as a hold.

A Look Back: In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company swung to a profit of $7.2 million (6 cents a share) from a loss of $34.4 million (30 cents) a year earlier. Revenue rose 19.1% to $66.5 million from $55.8 million.

Key Stats:

On the top line, the company is looking to build on three-straight revenue increases heading into this earnings announcement. Revenue increased 18.7% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year and 27.4% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year before climbing again in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year of the last fiscal year.

The company is riding some good income statement momentum into the upcoming earnings announcement. The company reported losses in the second quarter of the last fiscal year and the third quarter of the last fiscal year, but finished in the black with income of $7.2 million in the fourth of the last fiscal year.

Stock Price Performance: Between March 28, 2012 and May 24, 2012, the stock price had fallen $2.50 (-21.4%), from $11.70 to $9.20. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 31, 2012 and February 9, 2012, when shares rose for eight straight days, increasing 17.3% (+$1.80) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between November 15, 2011 and November 25, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight days, dropping 13.9% (-$1.47) over that span.

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)

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