|Bid||0.00 x 3200|
|Ask||0.00 x 4000|
|Day's Range||12.69 - 12.91|
|52 Week Range||10.12 - 17.32|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.37|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||31.75|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.37 (2.94%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Oct 23, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
A plan by Mexican lawmakersto put millions of cell phone users' data in a biometricregistry, billed as a tool to fight kidnapping and extortion,has sparked a backlash from telecoms companies and rights groupswho warn it could lead to stolen data and higher costs. Already approved in the lower house of Congress, the reformis in line with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's vow tocounter crime using intelligence methods rather than force, butcritics say it reveals the pitfalls of governments seeking togather more citizen data for law enforcement purposes. Under the plan, America Movil, AT&T Inc andother carriers would be responsible for collecting customers'data, including fingerprints or eye biometrics, to submit to aregistry managed by Mexico's telecoms regulator.
Mexican telecommunicationsgiant America Movil on Tuesday posted a nearly 80%jump in net profit for the fourth quarter compared with the sameperiod a year earlier. America Movil said net profit in the three months to end ofDecember rose to 37.3 billion pesos ($1.87 billion) from 20.8billion pesos for the same period a year earlier. The company, which is controlled by the family of Mexicanbillionaire Carlos Slim, also reported sales of 255 billionpesos.
On Tuesday, February 09, America Movil (NYSE:AMX) will release its latest earnings report. Check out Benzinga's preview to understand the implications. What Are Earnings, Net Income, And Earnings Per Share? Earnings and especially earnings per share (EPS) are useful measures of a company's profitability. Total earnings, which is also referred to as net income, equals total revenue minus total expenses. EPS equals to net income divided by the number of shares outstanding. Earnings And Revenue Analysts predict America Movil will report earnings of $0.28 per share on revenue of $12.84 billion. In the same quarter last year, America Movil reported earnings per share of $0.33 on sales of $13.64 billion. What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter? Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin. View more earnings on AMX The analyst consensus estimate would represent a 15.15% decrease in the company's earnings. Revenue would be down 5.87% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past: Quarter Q3 2020 Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 EPS Estimate 0.34 0.32 -0.04 0.30 EPS Actual 0.26 0.26 -0.45 0.33 Revenue Estimate 11.84 B 10.39 B 11.05 B 13.29 B Revenue Actual 11.79 B 10.77 B 12.61 B 13.64 B Stock Performance Shares of America Movil were trading at $13.525 as of February 05. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 19.69%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely unhappy going into this earnings release. Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. America Movil is scheduled to hold the call at 10:00:00 ET and can be accessed here. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaEarnings Outlook for Two Harbors InvestmentPreview: Green Plains's Earnings© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.