NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Splunk  (SPLK) - Get Report stock is up by 3.89% to $38 in mid-afternoon trading on Thursday, ahead of the company's 2016 fourth quarter results, due out after the market close today.

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters are projecting the San Francisco-based data analytics company to report earnings of 8 cents per share on revenue of $202.97 million. 

Last year, Splunk reported earnings of 9 cents per share during the fourth quarter. The company's revenue climbed by 48% year-over-year to $147.4 million. 

Additionally, Splunk announced last week that the company signed an enterprise license agreement with Atlassian Corp. (TEAM), a software company. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

Separately, recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "sell" with a ratings score of D. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: SPLK

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