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What: Shares of Plexus
So what: Plexus, a contract manufacturer of electronics, booked $559.2 million in Q3 revenue, missing the consensus estimate by more than $7 million. Think that's bad? Guidance was even worse. Plexus now expects to earn $0.50 to $0.55 a share on $530 million to $560 million in Q4 revenue. Analysts were calling for $0.60 and $585.1 million, respectively.
Now what: Plexus CEO Dean Foate said customers cut demand for the second half of the year, leaving little reason for investors to remain enthusiastic over the short term. Do you agree? Disagree? Weigh in using the comments box below.
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