expects second-quarter revenue of $474 million to $487 million and earnings before amortization costs of 4 cents to 6 cents a share, lower than expected because of a shortfall in software license sales.
First Call/Thomson Financial
survey of 11 analysts produced a mean earnings estimate of 12 cents a share for Compuware's second quarter. The company earned 28 cents a share in the same period last year.
Shares of Compuware were halted earlier at $7.34 in
trading. The shares recently changed hands down 44 cents on the day to $6.81.