Ein paar Gewinnwarnungen, einmal inline, einmal besser....
Micron Technology (MU) reported second-quarter results that bested Wall
Street forecasts as sales were just off year-ago levels. For the quarter ended
March 1, the chipmaker said it had a net loss from continuing operations of
$4.1 million, or 1 cent a share, down from a profit of $168.8 million, or 30
cents a diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. The consensus Street forecast
had been for a loss of 3 cents a share. MU shares edged 0.2% higher to
$45.36 in after-hours trading.
MU sieht sich übrigens außerstande, eine Prognose fürs laufende Quartal abzugeben - die Analysten sind entsprechend verhalten in ihren Reaktionen...
Blue Martini Software (BLUE) warned that first-quarter results will fall below
estimates saying the company closed fewer licensing contracts than it
expected. The e-commerce software company now expects to report a loss
of $19 million to $21 million, or 22 cents and 25 cents per share. Analysts
had forecast a loss of 9 cents per share for the quarter. BLUE shares, which
were halted early in the after-hours session, re-opened down 22% to $2.
Genesis Microchip (GNSS) warned investors that its fourth-quarter earnings
will fall short of previous estimates due to costs associated with restructuring.
The company expects a loss of 15 cents to 17 cents a share, well below
analysts’ expectations for a profit of 11 cents a share. GNSS shares sank
18.1% to $7.63 in after-hours trading.
Viatel (VYTL) delayed the released of its year-end results until April 12. The
telecommunications provider said the release would correspond with the filing
of its Form 10-K. Viatel shares fell 5.3% to 56 cents in after-hours trading.
Corel Corp. (CORL) posted first-quarter earnings that were in line with Street
expectations of 1 cent a share, but revenues were slightly lower than
expected at $32.5 million. Shares of Corel surged 18.9% to $2.75 in the
Wireless Facilities (WFII) shares plunged 18.2% to $5.19 in after-hours
action as the company lowered first-quarter revenue and earnings targets,
citing a slowdown in wireless telecommunications infrastructure spending and
volatility in the financial markets. The manager of wireless networks said it's
unable to re-affirm prior revenue and earnings estimates for fiscal 2001 and
doesn't expect to provide any further targets until the markets stabilize.
Plexus (PLXS) told investors its second- and third-quarter results will come in
lower than previously expected. The electronics manufacturer said
second-quarter earnings would be in the range of 26 cents to 28 cents.
Analysts had been anticipating a profit of 33 cents. The stock lost 6.2% to
$23.50 in after-hours trading.