For this stock to move, it will require an earnings surprise on the upside. We're talking 3 more cents about censusus to move the way you're describing (into mid-20's). ---------------------------------- oh I don't know , I think some enthusiastic guidance should suffice in continuing our upward trend, but an earning surprise, and good outlook should surely induce a spike..
I think you are wrong. They will beat estimate of .13, probably by 2-4 cents. however, this wont matter. What will matter is guidance and entusiasm. If guidance is conservative and enthusiasm tempered than we will not see much of an increase. gonna be exciting on Monday after market either way. If up, longs will reap their rewards. If down, those hoping to go long will be able to pick up shares on the cheap.
ValueClick (nasdaq: VCLK - news - people ) is set to report fourth-quarter earnings on Monday after the closing bell. The Wall Street consensus calls for earnings of 13 cents per share on revenue of $116 million, compared with year-ago earnings of 16 cents on revenue of $54 million. Piper Jaffray reiterated a "buy" rating on the stock on Feb. 21. "We would be buyers of ValueClick shares ahead of its earnings report on Feb. 27," the firm said. "Our recent channel checks as well as the solid results from the online advertising companies in the fourth quarter suggest that there is upside to fourth-quarter estimates."