said it expects to meet its first-quarter earnings guidance, but it will see a slight revenue shortfall.

The integration software maker expects to post a pro forma profit of 3 cents a share on revenue of $42 million to $42.5 million, compared with a year-ago loss of 2 cents a share on revenue of $49.4 million.

Previously, the company had forecast earnings of 2 cents to 3 cents a share on revenue flat with last quarter's $44 million.

Analysts polled by Thomson Financial/First Call had been expecting earnings of 3 cents on revenue of $44.49 million.

Before the forecast, shares of SeeBeyond closed up 4% to $7.97 Monday.