Having exceeded expectations last quarter by 2 cents per share, Fairchild Semiconductor International (NYSE:FCS) is scheduled to report again on Thursday.
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Analysts currently expect Fairchild Semiconductor International to come in with earnings of 16 cents per share on revenues of $370.3 million. Analysts gave estimates ranging from 12 cents per share to 17 cents per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 15 cents.
Last Quarter's Results
In the first quarter, profit fell 96.3% to $1.6 million (one cent a share) from $43.5 million (33 cents a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 14.7% to $352.2 million from $413 million.
Analysts are bullish on the stock as nine analysts rate it as a buy and there are no sell ratings. Analyst sentiment has been waning recently, as the average rating has dropped slightly over the past three months.
The stock price has been falling recently The share price has fallen $1.39 since July 5, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, April 18, 2012 and July 13, 2012, the stock price fell $1.44 (-10%), from $14.39 to $12.95.
Company Fundamental Trends
Reporting Period: 2Q
Date of Release: Thursday, July 19, 2012 before market open
EPS: 16 cents
Revenue Estimate: $370.3 million
(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)