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were among technology's winners Friday, rising 13.5% after the company posted solid fourth-quarter earnings and sales that were ahead of expectations.
The software company posted pro forma earnings of $14.5 million, or 10 cents a share, on sales of $57.6 million. Analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call were expecting earnings of 10 cents a share on sales of $55.9 million. A year ago, the company earned $12.2 million, or 9 cents a share, on sales of $45.2 million. Shares traded up $1.45 to $12.21.
rose 12.2% after the company posted fourth-quarter results that were better than expected, and said that it would be profitable during the first quarter. Excluding items, the company posted a loss of $4.5 million, or 14 cents a share, on sales of $88.4 million. Analysts were expecting a loss of 18 cents a share on sales of $81.6 million.
Looking ahead, the company, which makes power-conversion devices used by the semiconductor industry, said that it expects to return to operating profitability during the first quarter on sales of $83 million to $85 million. Analysts had been expecting Advanced Energy to post a loss of 18 cents a share on sales of $76.2 million. Shares traded up $1.01 to $9.26.
rose 11.1% after the wireless products company posted second-quarter earnings and sales that easily exceeded expectations. Intellisync posted pro forma earnings of $1.24 million, or 2 cents a share, on sales of $16.3 million. Analysts were expecting a loss of 1 cent a share on sales of $13.5 million. A year ago the company earned $397,000, or 1 cent a share, on sales of $10 million. The company said that its transition from being a wired company to a wireless company took hold during the second quarter, as wireless product sales grew by 60% compared with the same time a year ago. Shares traded up 28 cents to $2.80.
jumped 6.4% after the company said that it now has more than 3 million subscribers. TiVo said that it added almost 700,000 subscribers during the fourth quarter, comprising 251,000 TiVo-owned subscriptions and 447,000 DirecTV subscriptions. The latest figures are as of Jan. 31.
"Last year, we launched an aggressive growth plan that included increasing our subscription acquisition spending to grow our base, strengthen our market position, and fuel our recurring revenue model," the company said. Shares traded up 23 cents to $3.85.
rose 8.2% after the online travel operator posted fourth-quarter earnings that easily beat expectations. Excluding items, the company posted a profit of $8.8 million, or 22 cents a share, on sales of $195 million. Analysts were expecting earnings of 16 cents a share on sales of $195.1 million. Looking ahead, the company forecast first-quarter pro forma earnings of 18 cents to 22 cents a share, which is in line with expectations, and said that it is comfortable with Thomson First Call estimates of $1.18 a share. Shares traded up $1.74 to $22.88.
Other technology movers included
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, up 39 cents to $24.02;
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, down 2 cents to $12.94;
, up 11 cents to $3.95; and
, down 5 cents to $3.24.