Avago Technologies Limited Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Happy Now

Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) 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 6.69%.

Avago Technologies Limited Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 12.12% to $0.74 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.66 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 6.27% to $644 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Avago Technologies Limited reported adjusted EPS income of $0.74 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.61. It beat the average revenue estimate of $622.78 million.

Quoting Management: “During the third quarter, strong demand from datacenter spending and a significant uptick in industrial more than offset weaker than expected demand in wireless.” said Hock Tan, President and CEO of Avago Technologies Limited. “Momentum in our business continues into the fourth quarter. We expect very strong product ramps in wireless and sustained growth in non-CyOptics wired, together with a full quarter of CyOptics revenue, to drive double-digit sequential revenue growth on a percentage basis.”

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Revenue increased 14.59% from $562 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 37.04% from $0.54 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.71 to a profit $0.72. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $2.41 to a profit of $2.45 over the last ninety days.

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