Micron Stock Tumbles as Profit, Revenue Outlook Disappoint

Key Takeaways Micron Technology shares tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after the company reported third-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates and offered soft revenue guidance.

While Micron’s revenue guidance for the final quarter of fiscal 2024 was in line with projections compiled by Visible Alpha, J.P. Morgan and Citi analysts suggested investors had higher expectations.

The company’s revenue for the third quarter rose from the year-ago period and came just ahead of analysts’ estimates as data center SSD revenue hit a record high.

Micron Technology (MU) shares tumbled over 5% in extended trading Wednesday after the company reported third-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates and offered soft revenue guidance.

Micron’s revenue of $6.81 billion for the fiscal third quarter of 2024 was up over 81% from the year-ago period and above analysts’ expectations, according to estimates compiled by Visible Alpha.

Micron reported net income of $332 million compared to a loss of $1.9 billion in the same period a year prior, though that figure missed analysts’ projections. Diluted earnings per share came in at 30 cents, in line with estimates.

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