Vistaprint Limited Fourth Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Vistaprint Limited (NASDAQ:VPRT) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, July 28, 2011. VistaPrint, Ltd. is a printing firm that targets its service to small businesses. It provides high-impact personalized products and services for small businesses and the home. Office Depot, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Preview>>

Vistaprint Limited Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Earnings Expectations: The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 32 cents per share, a rise of 23.1% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 40 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down, but it has been unchanged at 32 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of $1.83 per share, a rise of 22.8% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 13 cents, reporting net income of 51 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 38 cents per share.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $205.9 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 25.3% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $814.1 million for the year, a rise of 21.5% from last year’s revenue of $670 million.

Analyst Ratings: Analysts are bullish on this stock with six analysts rating it as a buy, none rating it as a sell and five rating it as a hold.

Key Stats:

The company has enjoyed double-digit year-over-year percentage revenue growth for the past four quarters. Over that span, the company has averaged growth of 20.5%, with the biggest boost coming in the most recent quarter when revenue rose 22.7% from the year earlier quarter.

The company has now seen net income rise in two straight quarters. In the third quarter, net income rose 41.8% from the year earlier. In the second quarter, the figure rose 26.2%.

Competitors to Watch: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (NASDAQ:RRD), Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL), InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INWK), Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX), Champion Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHMP), Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE:CVO), Centro Grafico Cegrafico SA (AMEX:CGR), Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), OfficeMax (NYSE:OMX), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) and FedEx Kinko’s (NYSE:FDX).

Stock Price Performance: During April 27, 2011 to July 22, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.08 (-15.1%) from $53.55 to $45.47. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 2, 2011 and March 14, 2011 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 3.8% (+$1.85) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between August 3, 2010 and August 16, 2010 when shares fell for 10-straight days, falling 14.7% (-$4.98) over that span. Shares are down 53 cents (-1.2%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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