Unisys Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) will report earnings after markets close on Tuesday, July 23rd. Unisys Corporation is a worldwide information technology services and solutions company. The Company’s services include systems integration, outsourcing, infrastructure, server technology and consulting. The Company primarily serves the financial services, public sector, communications, transportation, commercial and media markets.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Unisys Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.44 per share on revenues of $838.27 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 13.01.

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 $0.91 to a profit $0.77. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.64, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 5,233 4,598 4,020 3,854 3,706
Diluted EPS ($) -3.60 4.75 5.45 2.71 2.84

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 ($) in millions 921.30 877.40 979.30 809.90
Diluted EPS ($) 0.99 -0.28 1.67 -0.77

Past Performance:
Unisys 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)