Westell Technologies Earnings: What Investors Should Watch

Westell Technologies (NASDAQ:WSTL) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 22nd. Westell Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services digital and analog products used by telephone companies to deliver services over existing copper telephone wires. The Company also markets its products and services to other telecommunications and information service providers seeking direct access to end-user customers.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Westell Technologies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $-0.03 per share on revenues of $11.29 million.

Analyst Trends:

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 loss of $0.02 to a loss $0.01. For the current year, the average estimate is a loss of $0.13, which is the same as the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

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

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 208.41 185.92 181.48 147.85 69.66
Diluted EPS ($) -1.08 -0.24 0.15 0.98 0.62

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Dec. 31, 2011 Mar. 31, 2012 Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 14.39 11.33 10.53 9.92 8.93
Diluted EPS ($) 0.29 -0.0380 -0.03 -0.04 -0.03

Past Performance:
Westell Technologies has beat analyst estimates 1 time 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)