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Symyx Sinks: Fool by Numbers

On Feb. 8, Symyx Technologies (Nasdaq: SMMX  ) , a provider of research technologies and software, released fourth-quarter earnings for the period ended Dec. 31.

  • Besides the fourth-quarter results below, full-year highlights include revenues that grew 16% to $124.9 million, and GAAP EPS that dropped 31% to $0.24.
  • Management forecasts revenue to grow by 15% in 2007.
  • Though the stock is down about 30% over the past year, it carries a rating of three stars (out of five) in Motley Fool CAPS.

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