Brokerages Expect FormFactor, Inc. (FORM) Will Announce Earnings of $0.25 Per Share
Equities analysts expect FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) to report earnings of $0.25 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for FormFactor’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.26 and the lowest is $0.24. FormFactor reported earnings of $0.24 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 4.2%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that FormFactor will report full-year earnings of $0.95 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.92 to $0.97. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $1.24 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.20 to $1.28. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for FormFactor.
FormFactor (NASDAQ:FORM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.03. FormFactor had a net margin of 4.71% and a return on equity of 11.42%. The business had revenue of $135.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $133.13 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in FormFactor by 6.1% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,817,133 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $148,735,000 after acquiring an additional 626,010 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in FormFactor by 8.7% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 7,472,866 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $102,751,000 after acquiring an additional 600,660 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in FormFactor by 1.5% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,287,474 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $72,700,000 after acquiring an additional 75,907 shares during the last quarter. Earnest Partners LLC lifted its holdings in FormFactor by 52.9% in the third quarter. Earnest Partners LLC now owns 4,433,459 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $60,960,000 after acquiring an additional 1,534,460 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in FormFactor by 3.2% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,945,173 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $26,746,000 after acquiring an additional 61,116 shares during the last quarter. 95.91% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of FORM stock opened at $14.95 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 3.13, a quick ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. FormFactor has a one year low of $11.10 and a one year high of $17.15. The stock has a market cap of $1.14 billion, a PE ratio of 21.76, a P/E/G ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 1.67.
FormFactor Company Profile
FormFactor, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells probe cards, analytical probes, probe stations, integrated measurement systems, thermal sub-systems, and reliability test systems. The company offers probe cards that are used to test various semiconductor device types, including system on a chip products, mobile application processors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, and graphic processors, as well as radio frequency, analog, mixed signal, image sensor, electro-optical, dynamic random access memory, NAND flash memory, and NOR flash memory devices; and analytical probes, which are used for a range of applications, including device characterization, electrical simulation model development, failure analysis, and prototype design debugging for universities, research institutions, semiconductor integrated device manufacturers, semiconductor foundries, and fabless semiconductor companies.
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