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2 Stocks Move Wednesday

- By Omar Venerio

Shares of Smartsheet Inc. (SMAR) jumped almost 7.5% after the company posted fourth-quarter results on Tuesday. Revenue grew 58.2% from the prior-year quarter to $52.15 million, beating expectations by $2.43 million. The company posted a loss of 7 cents per share, but beat estimates by 6 cents.

"Our work execution platform continues to empower customers across the globe, our leadership in the expanding Collaborative Work Management market continues to strengthen, and we remain intensely focused on helping enterprises achieve a competitive advantage through digital transformation," CEO Mark Mader , said.


The GAAP operating loss declined to $12.7 million, or 24% of total revenue, from a GAAP operating loss of $8.6 million, or 26% of total revenue, in the prior-year quarter . The n on-GAAP operating loss was $8.5 million, or 16% of total revenue, compared $7.5 million, or 23% of total revenue .

A solid financial generation was shown via the n et operating cash flow, which grew to $4 million . Net free cash flow grew to $1 million .

Looking ahead the the first quarter of fiscal 2020, the c ompany expects t otal revenue between $54 million and $55 million and a n on-GAAP operating loss in the range of $20 million to $19 million .

Shares of AAR Corp. (AIR) fell almost 5 % on Wednes day after announcing th ird -quarter results. The company posted earnings of 79 cents per share on $ 52 9 . 5 million in revenue , a 16 % year-over-year growth . The company beat earnings estimates by 9 cent s, but fell $10.20 million short of revenue expectations .

The g ross profit margin decline d 90 basis points to 16.1% .

The company expects annual sales between $2.01 billion and $2.03 billion, adjusted EBITDA in the range of $165 million to $170 million and adjusted diluted earnings per share between $2.50 and $2.57.

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