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Earnings Outlook for Bel Fuse


Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFB) announces its next round of earnings this Monday, May 03. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Monday's Q1 earnings announcement.

What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share?

Earnings and EPS are useful metrics of profitability. Total earnings also known as net income is equal to total revenue minus total expenses. Dividing net income by the total number of shares outstanding yields EPS.

Earnings And Revenue

Wall Street analysts see Bel Fuse reporting earnings of $0.06 per share on revenue of $108.00 million. In the same quarter last year, Bel Fuse posted EPS of $0.29 on sales of $103.98 million.

What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter?

Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin.

The analyst consensus estimate would represent a 120.69% increase in the company's earnings. Revenue would be up 3.87% from the year-ago period. Bel Fuse's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

Quarter Q4 2021 Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q1 2020
EPS Estimate 0.14 0.11 -0.30 -0.44
EPS Actual 0.20 0.62 0.46 -0.29
Revenue Estimate 114.90 M 124.50 M 108.25 M 108.25 M
Revenue Actual 116.13 M 124.49 M 121.17 M 103.98 M

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Stock Performance

Shares of Bel Fuse were trading at $16.33 as of April 29. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 101.06%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are probably content going into this earnings release.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Bel Fuse is scheduled to hold the call at 11:00:00 ET and can be accessed here.


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