Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMI) had a loss and met 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.
Intermolecular, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $0.00 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.01 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 6.41% to $17.43 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Intermolecular, Inc. reported adjusted EPS of $0 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0. It beat the average revenue estimate of $16.84 million.
Quoting Management: “So far in 2013, we’ve made significant progress expanding and diversifying the business — in April, we announced a milestone, multi-year CDP and IP licensing agreement with Micron, which ensures monetization of our developed technology and IP in DRAM, and expands our licensing opportunity to Micron’s non-volatile memory products,” said David Lazovsky, President and CEO of Intermolecular, Inc. “By signing Epistar, a top five LED device manufacturer, to a CDP and royalty-bearing IP licensing agreement, we continue to execute on our growth and diversification strategy. In addition, in Q2 we expect to re-align our CDP engagement with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to focus on their highest priority projects. While this would be expected to reduce our near-term CDP revenue from GLOBALFOUNDRIES it should facilitate future growth of royalty revenue from them as we will be more focused on their critical path projects.”
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Revenue decreased 0.06% from $17.44 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $0.00 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.03 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.03 to a profit $0.01. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.18 to a profit of $0.14 over the last ninety days.
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