TiVo Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, August 29, 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 net loss of 23 cents per share, a wider loss from the year-earlier quarter net loss of 17 cents. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from a loss of 13 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at a loss of 23 cents during the last month.

Past Earnings Performance: The company missed estimates last quarter by reporting a loss of 17 cents per share against a mean estimate of net loss of 15 cents per share.

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A Look Back: In the first quarter, the company swung to a loss of $20.8 million (17 cents a share) from a profit of $139 million ($1.04) a year earlier, missing analyst expectations. Revenue rose 48.1% to $67.8 million from $45.8 million.

Stock Price Performance: Between June 27, 2012 and August 23, 2012, the stock price had risen $1.26 (15.8%), from $7.96 to $9.22. 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 17.4% (+$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.

Wall St. Revenue Expectations: Analysts predict a rise of 9.6% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $54.4 million.

Key Stats:

The company enters this earnings announcement with substantial revenue momentum. The company has averaged year-over-year revenue growth of 28.3% over the last four quarters.

Analyst Ratings: With 10 analysts rating the stock a buy, none rating it a sell and three rating the stock a hold, there are indications of a bullish stance by analysts.

Balance Sheet Analysis: The company’s current ratio of assets to liabilities came in at 4.5 last quarter. Having a ratio above 2:1 is usually considered a good indicator of a company’s liquidity and ability to meet creditor demands.

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

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