Last quarter NCR (NYSE:NCR) met Wall Street estimates, and it is scheduled to report again on Thursday.
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Analysts currently expect NCR to come in with earnings of 59 cents per share on revenues of $1.46 billion. Estimates range from 56 cents per share to 61 cents per share. Over the past two months, the average estimate has moved up from 57 cents.
Last Quarter's Results
In the first quarter, profit rose more than twofold to $29 million (18 cents a share) from $13 million (8 cents a share) the year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue rose 13.6% to $1.24 billion from $1.09 billion.
Analysts are bullish on the stock as eight 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 fell $3.19 per share between May 3, 2012 and June 13, 2012.
Company Fundamental Trends With double-digit revenue growth the past four quarters, this earnings release is a chance to keep that positive trend going. The company has averaged year-over-year revenue growth of 14.4% over the last four quarters.
Reporting Period: 2Q
Date of Release: Thursday, July 19, 2012
EPS: 59 cents
Revenue Estimate: $1.46 billion
(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)