SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Acxiom Holdings, Inc. (RAMP) on Wednesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $40.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 59 cents. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, came to 22 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 31 cents per share.
The data-services company posted revenue of $90.1 million in the period.
Acxiom expects full-year revenue in the range of $376 million to $381 million.
Acxiom shares have increased 7% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $41.40, a fall of nearly 10% in the last 12 months.