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Micron Shares Fall On Q4 Print

Brett Hershman

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) shares were falling in Thursday's after-hours session following the memory company's fourth-quarter print. 

Adjusted earnings came in at 56 cents per share, beating estimates by 8 cents. Sales came in at $4.87 billion, beating estimates by $310 million.

The company guided to first-quarter adjusted EPS of 39-53 cents vs. a 48-cent Street estimate and sales of $4.8-$5.2 billion against a $4.76-billion Street estimate. 

"Micron delivered fourth-quarter results ahead of expectations, capping a fiscal 2019 in which we executed well in a challenging environment, significantly improved our competitive position and returned cash to shareholders through share repurchases," CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said in a statement. 

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"We are encouraged by signs of improving industry demand, but are mindful of continued near-term macroeconomic and trade uncertainties. As markets recover, Micron is well-positioned to address the robust secular demand for memory and storage solutions."

Micron shares were down 5.76% at $45.80 at the time of publication. 

Q4 Highlights

  • GAAP net income of $561 million
  • Non-GAAP net income of $637 million
  • Operating cash flow of $2.23 billion

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