Fusion-io Down 17% After Poor Earnings Report
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) shares are down more than 17% today after the company reported earnings yesterday.
Fusion-io reported revenue of $84.1 million for the fiscal second quarter of 2012, up 169% from $31.2 million for the same quarter of 2011 and up 13% from $74.4 million for the prior quarter. Net loss for the fiscal second quarter of 2012 was $5.7 million, or a net loss per diluted share of $0.07. This compared to a net loss of $2.5 million, or a net loss per diluted share of $0.19 in the same quarter of 2011. Gross margin for the fiscal second quarter 2012 was 51.0% compared to 58.7% for the same quarter of 2011. Operating margin for the fiscal second quarter was a loss of 4.8%.
“Fusion-io is at the forefront in developing sophisticated software architectures that leverage existing hardware and our ioMemory solutions to significantly improve datacenter efficiency,” said David Flynn, Fusion-io chairman and chief executive officer. “We believe these innovations in the acceleration of modern computing infrastructure will fundamentally advance enterprise IT.”
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