June 7, 2012 --Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) today reported its operating results for the three and nine months ended April 30, 2012.
Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 were $99.8 million compared to $131.1 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2011. The period-over-period decrease in net sales is due to lower sales in both the Company’s telecommunications transmission and mobile data communications segments, partially offset by higher sales in the Company’s RF microwave amplifiers segment. GAAP net income was $6.1 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 compared to $14.3 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2011.
Net sales for the nine months ended April 30, 2012 were $312.3 million compared to $472.1 million for the nine months ended April 30, 2011. GAAP net income was $24.5 million, or $1.04 per diluted share, for the nine months ended April 30, 2012 compared to $56.0 million, or $1.79 per diluted share, for the nine months ended April 30, 2011.
The Company also announced that it is tightening its fiscal 2012 revenue and Adjusted EBITDA guidance and increasing its diluted earnings per share guidance. The Company now expects its fiscal 2012: (i) revenue to range from $420.0 million to $425.0 million, (ii) Adjusted EBITDA to range from $73.0 million to $76.0 million and (iii) diluted earnings per share to range from $1.40 to $1.48. The updated diluted earnings per share guidance reflects the impact of the Company’s repurchases of its common stock through June 6, 2012.In commenting on the Company’s performance and business outlook, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Although market conditions remain challenging, we posted solid results in the third quarter. During the quarter, we achieved our highest level of quarterly bookings in fiscal 2012 and continue to focus on our long-term growth plans.”
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV