EARNINGS REPORTING TARGET / Trajectory Analysis Study

This stock has been chosen as a JUMP candidate for its upcoming earnings catalyst that is likely to move the stock between 5-20% post release. To conduct further research on the financials, analyst views and pivot points visit the Inside Mole research tool. This report is based on our analysis and opinions and the trade plan is how we intend to trade this event. As a self-directed trader you may decide to take a different approach to this event.  For details on how we trade these events watch the video below. 



Target: iRobot, Inc. (IRBT)
Earnings Release Date: 4/24/18  (After Market Close)
Position Entry Time: (at or near EOD-end of day)

iRobot, Inc. (IRBT) will be posting its FQ1-18 quarterly earnings results today at close. [IRBT] is expected to post earnings of $.50 per share on revenue of $215.61 Million.   In the last quarter, the company reported $.54 earnings per share BEATING the analysts’ consensus estimate of $.46

Last 3 Quarters:  “Jump Zone” Move:  -32.3%,  -13.91%,  24.45%
Consensus Estimates: ($.58 whisper) ($.57 estimize) ($.50 wall street)

Forward Guidance: The company said it expects 2018 earnings of $2.10 to $2.35 per share on revenue of $1.05 billion to $1.08 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.77 per share on revenue of $1.01 billion for the year ending December 31, 2018.>iRobot Corp develops robotics and artificial intelligence technologies and applies these technologies in producing and marketing robots. The Company’ segments include Home Robots and Defense and Security Robots.

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1 YEAR CHART (For latest news and analysis visit The Insider Mole research tool)


ANALYSIS: StockJumpers trajectory analysis reveals a  beat and a positive market reaction to the news. We are concerned that the main metric will be how they announce their forward guidance. Last quarter they beat and the stock dropped huge. There is a significant gap to fill and though investors may be skittish about Amazon entering the market for the time being, we think they will show good numbers. 

We are overall LONG for the event, and move could be significant if they beat big.

(Note: This is an after-market release – today)




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