After falling below Wall Street expectations last quarter, RadioShack (NYSE:RSH) will report its latest results on Wednesday.
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Analysts currently expect RadioShack to come in with earnings of 3 cents per share on revenues of $971.5 million. Analyst estimates range from a loss per share to earnings per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 13 cents.
The stock price has been falling recently The share price has fallen $1.17 since May 8, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, April 23, 2012 and July 18, 2012, the stock price fell $2.18 (-36.5%), from $5.97 to $3.79.
Company Fundamental Trends The company enters this earnings announcement riding some negative income statement momentum. After booking profits in the second quarter of the last fiscal year, the third of the last fiscal year and the second quarter of the last fiscal year, the company took a loss of $8 million in the first. After a revenue drop last quarter, the company will be looking to get back into the black in the upcoming earnings period. Prior to dropping in the first quarter, revenue increased 1.4% in the the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year.
Analysts think investors should stand pat on RadioShack with 15 of 20 analysts rating it hold. Analyst sentiment has been improving recently, as the average rating risen slightly over the past three months.
Last Quarter's Results
Revenue fell 5.2% to $1.01 billion from $1.06 billion.
Reporting Period: 2Q
Date of Release: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 before market open
EPS: 3 cents
Revenue Estimate: $971.5 million
(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)