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Fusion-io beats by $0.04, beats on revs; guides Q4 revs above consensus; guides FY12 revs above consensus (FIO) 28.98 +0.92 : Reports Q3 (Mar) earnings of $0.06 per share, $0.04 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.02; revenues rose 40.0% year/year to $94.2 mln vs the $85.66 mln consensus. Co issues upside guidance for Q4, sees Q4 revs of flat sequentially calc to $94.2 vs. $89.18 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate. Co issues upside guidance for FY12, sees FY12 revs of +75% YoY growth calc to ~$345 mln vs. $333.33 mln Capital IQ Consensus Estimate. Q4 Non-GAAP gross margin is expected to be in the range of 53 to 55%. FY12 Non-GAAP gross margin is expected to be in the range of 53 to 55%. "Our commitment to continued innovation is illustrated by the introduction of our software development kit, or SDK, which provides developers with new programming primitives to simplify application development and unlock the true potential of flash. This extends the innovation of ioMemory to our strategic development partners who can now add game-changing performance improvements and differentiation in their respective markets."
Though results beat estimates, the company is guiding for flat Q/Q revenue growth, a major deceleration following FQ3's 12% Q/Q increase. In addition, FQ4 operating margin is expected to be 3%-5%, down from FQ3's 7.6%