Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. ( JKHY Quick Quote JKHY - Free Report) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter fiscal 2022 results on Aug 17. For the fiscal fourth quarter, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for sales is pegged at $480.8 million, indicating growth of 6.8% from the prior-year quarter’s reported figure. The consensus mark for earnings per share is pinned at $1.00, which suggests a decline of 3.9% from the year-ago quarter’s reported figure. The company’s earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in the trailing four quarters, the average surprise being 9.08%. Factors at Play
Jack Henry’s results for the fiscal fourth quarter are likely to reflect portfolio strength. In the underlined quarter, the company introduced the Vendor Management Program to its Governance, Risk and Compliance Suite to assist financial institutions.
JKHY also announced the integration of its Banno Digital platform with Array’s credit management services. Jack Henry’s outsourcing and cloud services are expected to have acted as key catalysts in the quarter under review. The growing momentum of the Banno Digital suite, new card processing solution and treasury management is likely to have driven the company’s performance in the quarter under review. Robust debit and credit processing solutions of the company are likely to have bolstered its debit and credit clientele in the fiscal fourth quarter. Apart from this, the company’s robust core solutions are expected to have driven the top line in the quarter to be reported on the back of the growing adoption rate. The increasing adoption of Jack Henry Banking solutions is expected to have contributed well to the company’s Core segment’s performance in the fiscal fourth quarter. A solid momentum across the Payments and Complementary segments is expected to get reflected in the to-be-reported quarterly results. Growth across technology solutions and expanding customer relationships are expected to have contributed significantly to the company’s performance in the quarter under review. However, the impacts of rising headcounts and personnel costs are likely to get reflected in the fiscal fourth-quarter results. Additionally, increasing expenses related to the card processing platform are expected to have impacted the company’s performance in the quarter review. Also, headwinds related to the coronavirus pandemic are expected to have been overhangs. What Our Model Says
Our proven model doesn’t conclusively predict an earnings beat for Jack Henry this time around. The combination of a positive
Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) increases the odds of an earnings beat. But that’s not the case here. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they’re reported with our Earnings ESP Filter. Jack Henry has an Earnings ESP of 0.00% and a Zacks Rank #3, currently. Stocks to Consider
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