Extreme Networks Q2 EPS Beats
Extreme Networks released financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2016. Second quarter revenue was $148.1 million. GAAP gross margin for the second fiscal quarter was 50.9% and non-GAAP gross margin 57.5%. GAAP operating margin for the second fiscal quarter was (5.0)% and non-GAAP operating margin was 9.4%. GAAP net loss for the second fiscal quarter was $8.6 million, or $0.08 per basic share, and non-GAAP net income was $12.7 million, or $0.12 per diluted share.
Earnings, adjusted for costs beat
expectations that were set at 7 cents per share. But Extreme Networks'
revenue of $148.1 million missed expectations of $152.1 million.
For its third quarter of fiscal 2017 ending March 31, 2017, the Company is targeting revenue in a range of $151.0 million to $161.0 million. GAAP gross margin is targeted between 53.4% and 54.5% and non-GAAP gross margin is targeted between 55.5% and 56.5%. Operating expenses are targeted to be between $90.3 million and $92.8 million on a GAAP basis and $74.9 million to $77.5 million on a non-GAAP basis. GAAP earnings are targeted to be between a net loss of $7.4 million to $12.0 million, or a loss of $0.07 to $0.11 per share. Non-GAAP earnings are targeted in a range of net income of $6.6 million to $11.2 million, or $0.06 to $0.10 per diluted share. The GAAP and non-GAAP net income (loss) targets are based on an estimated 109.1 million and 110.6 million average outstanding shares, respectively.