Polycom Earnings: Here’s Why Shares are Up Now

Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 0.19%.

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Polycom, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 40.91% to $0.13 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.22 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 7.8% to $338.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Polycom, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.13 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.11. It beat the average revenue estimate of $336.28 million.

Quoting Management: “Polycom posted better than expected Q1 results as we continued to deliver industry-leading products and unmatched interoperability, along with strong sales execution,” stated Andrew M. Miller, Polycom President and Chief Executive Officer. “With the recent release of our breakthrough Polycom® RealPresence® CloudAXIS™ Suite, Polycom is now shipping an innovative, best-in-class portfolio, which extends secure, enterprise-grade video collaboration to anyone with a Web browser. We remain focused on our long-term strategic plan to make video collaboration ubiquitous in the enterprise.”

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