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What: Shares of Interactive Intelligence Group
So what: The Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, software maker rang up revenue of $52.1 million, with earnings per share of $0.29. Both of these figures were short of analysts' consensus estimates, which called for sales of $53.5 million and profit of $0.31 per share, despite the fact that revenue jumped by 25%.
Now what: Following the results, the stock also saw a downgrade from Dougherty & Co., who cut the stock from "buy" to "neutral," while trimming its price target from $45 to $35. The Dougherty analyst cited two risks that contributed to the decision: orders shifting to Communication-as-a-Service, or CaaS, which adds uncertainty, as well as an extension of the sales cycle from macroeconomic conditions. I happen to like Acme Packet
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