Skyworks Solutions Earnings Preview

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Skyworks Solutions (NAS: SWKS) met its estimates last quarter, but investors hope that it will beat them this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, April 26. Skyworks Solutions, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed-signal semiconductors.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Skyworks Solutions, with 14 of 17 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Skyworks Solutions better than competitor Microsemi overall. Analysts still rate the stock a moderate buy, but they are a bit more wary about it compared to three months ago.
  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $361.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 11% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.32 per share. Estimates range from $0.32 to $0.33.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are in strong support of the stock, with 95% giving it an "outperform" rating. The greater community is in line with the All-Stars, as 95.6% give it a rating of "outperform." Even with a robust four out of five stars, Skyworks Solutions' CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.


Management:
Skyworks Solutions' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 39.9% over the past five quarters.

Now let's get some insight into how efficient management is at running the business. Margins are a representation of how efficiently a company captures portions of sales dollars. Skyworks Solutions' gross margins, which reflect the total sales revenue that the company retains after costs decreased year-over-year in the last two quarters. See how Skyworks Solutions has been doing for the last four quarters:

Quarter

Q1

Q4

Q3

Q2

Gross Margin

43.6%

43.4%

43.9%

43.3%

Operating Margin

19.0%

19.3%

20.3%

20.9%

Net Margin

14.5%

16.0%

14.5%

15.4%

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