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What: Shares of media networking specialist Entropic Communications
So what: Entropic beat both the analyst revenue target and the earnings target. In addition, next-quarter guidance on both counts was stronger than the analyst forecasts.
Now what: It doesn't seem fair to punish Entropic so harshly, especially with a strong outlook on the near future. The company has little competition in its core operations, which is to make networking chips for MoCA-compliant media networks such as multi-room DVR systems marketed by Verizon
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Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that Entropic did not miss analyst revenue estimates. The Fool regrets the error.
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