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EXFO posts loss of $3.9 million in the third quarter

EXFO Inc. this week reported financial results for the third quarter ending May 31, 2012.


July 5, 2012  


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EXFO Inc. this week reported financial results for the third quarter ending May 31, 2012.

Sales reached US$59.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2012 compared to US$67.6 million in the third quarter of 2011 and US$66.9 million in the second quarter of 2012.

Bookings attained US$57.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2012 compared to US$61.3 million in the same period last year and US$60.6 million in the second quarter of 2012. The company’s book-to-bill ratio was 0.97 in the third quarter of 2012.

Gross margin amounted to 60.4% of sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2012, compared to 64.2% in the third quarter of 2011 and 64.7% in the second quarter of 2012, due to lower sales volume and unfavorable product mix, the company said in a release

IFRS net loss in the third quarter of fiscal 2012 totaled US$3.9 million, or US$0.06 per share, compared to net earnings of US$1.8 million, or US$0.03 per diluted share, in the same period last year and net earnings of US$1.0 million, or US$0.02 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2012.