Manufacturer of analog chips, Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) will be reporting earnings tomorrow before the bell. Here's what you need to know.
Last quarter Analog Devices reported revenues of $3.08 billion, down 1.1% year on year, missing analyst expectations by 0.7%. It was a weak quarter for the company, with underwhelming revenue guidance for the next quarter and a miss of analysts' revenue estimates.
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This quarter analysts are expecting Analog Devices's revenue to decline 16.4% year on year to $2.72 billion, a deceleration on the 38.8% year-over-year increase in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings are expected to come in at $2.02 per share.
Majority of analysts covering the company have reconfirmed their estimates over the last thirty days, suggesting they are expecting the business to stay the course heading into the earnings. The company only missed Wall St's revenue estimates once over the last two years, and has on average exceeded top line expectations by 2.2%.
Looking at Analog Devices's peers in the analog semiconductors segment, some of them have already reported Q4 earnings results, giving us a hint of what we can expect. NXP Semiconductors's revenues decreased 0.3% year on year, beating analyst estimates by 1% and Sensata Technologies reported revenue decline of 1.7% year on year, missing analyst estimates by 0.4%. NXP Semiconductors traded flat on the results, and Sensata Technologies was down 1.6%.
There has been positive sentiment among investors in the analog semiconductors segment, with the stocks up on average 11.4% over the last month. Analog Devices is up 11.9% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $201.3, compared to share price of $183.4.
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