TiVo, Inc. Second Quarterly Earnings on Deck

TiVo, Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) will unveil its latest earnings today, August 24, 2011. Tivo, Inc. 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 20 cents per share, a wider loss from the year earlier quarter net loss of 13 cents. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from a loss of 27 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up, but it has been unchanged at a loss of 20 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of 52 cents per share, a swing from net loss of 74 cents last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company beat estimates last quarter after falling short in the prior two. In the first quarter, the company reported a loss of 29 cents per share versus a mean estimate of net loss of 31 cents per share. In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company missed estimates by 2 cents.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $47.6 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 13.1% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $186.6 million for the year, a rise of 11.1% from last year’s revenue of $168 million.

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

Key Stats:

Revenue has fallen in the past four quarters. Revenue declined 25.5% to $45.8 million in first quarter. The figure fell 18.5% in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year from the year earlier, dropped 10.6% in third quarter of the last fiscal year from the year-ago quarter and 10.2% in the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

TiVo’s profit in the latest quarter follows losses in the three previous quarters. The company reported a profit of $139 million in the first quarter, a loss of $34.4 million in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, a loss of $20.6 million in the third of the last fiscal year and a loss of $15.3 million in the second quarter of the last fiscal year.

Competitors to Watch: DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED), DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE:CVC), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS).

Stock Price Performance: During June 22, 2011 to August 24, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.02 (-20%) from $10.20 to $8.18. It saw one of its worst periods between November 8, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 22.7% (-$2.56) over that span. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 10, 2011 and August 17, 2011 when shares rose for six-straight days, rising 19.5% (+$1.40) over that span. Shares are down 45 cents (-5.21%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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