iRobot Marches Upward: Fool by Numbers

On April 25, robotics specialist and Rule Breakers recommendation iRobot  (Nasdaq: IRBT  ) released first-quarter earnings for the period ended March 31.

  • Revenue increased by 3.3% to $39.5 million, mainly because of an increase in government business.
  • During the quarter, the company received an order from the German Federal Defense Forces to supply 22 iRobot PackBot EOD robots and spare parts in a deal valued at more than $2.8 million. It also expanded its family of home robots with the introduction of its Verro Pool Cleaning Robots.
  • Motley Fool CAPS investors rate the stock below average, at two stars (out of five).

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Management needs to develop a robot that will produce a cash flow statement for it. Oh, wait, that's called a computer!

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