Earnings Whisper: Amgen (AMGN), Equinix (EQIX), F5 Networks (FFIV), FMC Corp. (FMC), InvenSense (INVN)

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) is set to report its fiscal third-quarter earnings after today’s close. Wall Street analysts are on average expecting the biotechnology firm to post $5.32 billion in sales during the quarter. This would show a 0.93% decrease from the Q215 revenue of $5.37 billion, and an increase of 5.77% from the same period in Q314. EPS in Q315 are expected to come in at $2.38, a growth rate of 3.48% from $2.30 per share a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $2.51 per share.

As a quick reminder, AMGN reported Q215 EPS of $2.57, $0.14 better than the Street’s consensus estimate. Revs increased 3.67% yoy to $5.37 billion versus the $5.32 billion consensus.

Amgen shares recently lost $0.73 to $161.25. Over the past year, the name has traded between a low of $130.09 and a high of $181.81. AMGN is up 11.36% year-over-year and 3.21% year-to-date.

Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) is set to announce its Q315 earnings after the market close on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Analysts expect the publicly owned REIT to report earnings per share of $3.39 and revenue of $684.49 million. That would be $0.5 lower the $3.89 per share posted last quarter and $2.6 higher the $0.79 posted in the Q314. Revenue is projected to be $622.09 million higher than the $62.4 million posted in the same period a year earlier.

As a quick reminder, EQIX reported Q215 EPS of $3.89, $0.48 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $3.41. Revs increased 9.98% year-over-year to $665.6 million vs. the $657.64 million consensus.

F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) is scheduled to release Q415 earnings after the close today. The Street is looking for EPS of $1.75 and revenue of $506.6 million. Last quarter, the developer of application delivery networking products posted a positive earnings surprise of 4.37%, reporting EPS of $1.67, $0.07 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $1.60. Revenue increased 9.83% year-over-year to $483.6 million versus the $440.3 million reported. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $1.74 per share.

F5 Networks shares recently lost $0.21 to $120.08. The stock is up more than 4% year-over-year and has lost roughly 8% year-to-date.

FFIV closed Tuesday at $120.29. The co. has a current market cap of $8.53 billion.

FMC Corp. (FMC) is scheduled to report Q315 results after the market close today. The Street has consensus estimates of $0.64 in earnings per share and $985.39 million in revenue. In the Q3 of the previous year, the diversified chemical firm posted $0.95 in EPS and $1 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.39 per share.

As a quick reminder, FMC reported Q215 EPS of $0.70, $0.00 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.70. Revs decreased 10.20% on a year-over-year basis to $887 million versus the $950 million consensus.

InvenSense, Inc. (INVN) ) is expected to report second-quarter 2016 earnings after today’s close. Wall Street analysts are on average expecting INVN to post $111.12 million in sales during the quarter. This would show a 4.53% increase from the Q116 revenue of $106.3 million, and an increase of 23.19% from the same period in Q215. EPS in Q216 are expected to come in at $0.14, a growth rate of 180% from $0.05 per share a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.15 per share.

As a quick reminder, INVN reported Q116 EPS of $0.14, $0.02 better than the Street’s consensus estimate. Revs increased 59.37% yoy to $106.3 million versus the $102.44 million consensus.

On valuation measures, InvenSense, Inc. shares have a PEG and forward P/E ratio of 0.84 and 14.05, respectively. Price/Sales for the same period is 2.28 while EPS is (0.02). Currently there are 6 analysts that rate INVN a ‘Buy’, 9 rate it a ‘Hold’. No analyst rates it a ‘Sell’. InvenSense has a median Wall Street price target of $15 with a high target of $20.

INVN began trading this morning at $10.41 to currently trade 2.44% higher from the prior days close of $10.23. On an intraday basis it has gotten as low as $10.29 and as high as $10.55.

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