Intel Corporation (INTC) is scheduled to release Q315 earnings after the close today. The Street is looking for EPS of $0.59 and revenue of $14.23 billion. Last quarter, the chipmaker posted a significant positive earnings surprise of 10%, reporting EPS of $0.55, $0.05 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.50. Revs however, fell 4.35% year-over-year to $13.2 billion versus the $13.8 billion reported. Meanwhile, for the current quarter EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.60 per share.
Intel Corp. shares are priced at 13.67x this year’s forecasted earnings, compared to the industry’s 10.74x earnings multiple. The company’s current year and next year EPS growth estimates stand at (6.9%) and 7.90%, compared to the industry growth rates of 0.80% and 30.70%, respectively. INTC has a t-12 price-to-sales ratio of 2.77. EPS for the same period registers at $2.36.
INTC shares have advanced 9.30% in the last 4 weeks and 9.54% in the past three months. Over the past 5 trading sessions the stock has gained 3.20%. The Santa Clara, California-based company, which is currently valued at $153.42 billion, has a median Wall Street price target of $33.60 with a high target of $40.00.
Intel Corp. is up 3.93% year-over-year, compared with a 7.44% gain in the S&P 500.