Earnings Whisper : VMware (VMW), Intel (INTC)

VMware, Inc. (VMW) is set to announce its Q116 earnings after the market close on Tuesday, April 19. Analysts expect the virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions provider to report earnings per share of $0.84 and revenue of $1.58 billion. That would be $0.42 lower the $1.26 per share posted last quarter and $0.02 lower the $0.86 posted in the Q115. Revenue is projected to be $70 million higher than the $1.51 billion posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.86 per share.

As a quick reminder, VMW reported Q415 EPS of $1.26, $0.01 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $1.25.

The stock closed down 0.08% Monday.

Intel Corporation (INTC) is scheduled to release Q116 earnings after the close today. The Street is looking for EPS of $0.48 and revenue of $13.82 billion. Last quarter, the chip maker posted a significant positive earnings surprise of 17.46%, reporting EPS of $0.74, 11 cents higher than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.63. Revs came in at $14.9 billion, increasing 1.36% year-over-year. Returning to the co.’s Q1, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.52 per share.

Intel Corp. recently traded at $31.65, a gain of $0.19 over Monday’s closing price. The name has a current market capitalization of $149.31 billion.

As for passive income investors, the company pays shareholders $1.04 per share annually in dividends, yielding 3.31%. Five year average dividend yield currently stands at 3.27%.

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