BlackBerry Reports Wider 1Q Loss, Revenue Misses Wall Street Targets Amid Pandemic -- Earnings Review

黑莓公布更广泛的第一季度亏损,收入在大流行中未能达到华尔街目标-收益回顾

2020/06/25 05:13  Dow Jones Newswires

DJ BlackBerry Reports Wider 1Q Loss, Revenue Misses Wall Street Targets Amid Pandemic -- Earnings Review

By Maria Armental

BlackBerry Ltd. reported a wider first-quarter loss, driven by a roughly $594 million goodwill impairment charge, and said it wouldn't give financial projections, citing the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what you need to know:

LOSS: Net loss widened to $636 million, or $1.14 a share, from $35 million, or 9 cents a share, a year earlier. The quarter included a roughly $594 million non-cash, one-time goodwill impairment charge primarily related to the BlackBerry Spark reporting unit. On an adjusted basis, the company reported a profit of 2 cents a share, up from a penny a share a year earlier. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had expected an adjusted loss of 2 cents a share.

REVENUE: Revenue fell to $206 million from $247 million a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, revenue fell to $214 million from $267 million a year earlier, missing analysts' projected $215.8 million.

OUTLOOK: The company said it wouldn't give financial projections for the current year, citing uncertainty about the business impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

PANDEMIC: "BlackBerry QNX was impacted by macro headwinds in the auto and other embedded sectors but we are starting to see signs of a recovery," Chief Executive John Chen said in a statement. "On the enterprise front, we saw good demand from customers who recognized the necessity for BlackBerry's security, business continuity and productivity solutions in an increasingly remote working environment."

Write to Maria Armental at maria.armental@wsj.com

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DJ黑莓公布更广泛的第一季度亏损,收入在大流行中未能达到华尔街目标-收益回顾

作者:玛丽亚·阿伦塔尔

黑莓有限公司(BlackBerry Ltd.)公布第一季度亏损扩大,原因是一笔约5.94亿美元的商誉减值费用,并表示不会给出财务预测,理由是冠状病毒大流行。以下是您需要知道的内容:

亏损:净亏损从上年同期的3,500万美元扩大至6.36亿美元,合每股1.14美元,合每股9美分。该季度包括大约5.94亿美元的非现金一次性商誉减值费用,主要与黑莓星火报告部门有关。在调整后的基础上,该公司公布的利润为每股2美分,高于去年同期的每股1美分。FactSet调查的分析师此前预计,调整后的每股亏损为2美分。

营收:营收从上年同期的2.47亿美元降至2.06亿美元。在调整后的基础上,营收从上年同期的2.67亿美元降至2.14亿美元,低于分析师预测的2.158亿美元。

展望:该公司表示,不会给出本年度的财务预测,理由是冠状病毒大流行对业务影响的不确定性。

流行:“黑莓QNX受到汽车和其他嵌入式行业宏观逆风的影响,但我们开始看到复苏的迹象,”首席执行官约翰·陈(John Chen)在一份声明中表示。在企业方面,我们看到了客户的良好需求,他们认识到在越来越偏远的工作环境中需要黑莓的安全、业务连续性和生产力解决方案。“

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