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What: Shares of Vistaprint
So what: The company beat expectations on both revenue and profit, with sales of $257.6 million and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.29. On a GAAP basis, net income plunged by 99% from a year ago to just $274 million.
Now what: CEO Robert Keane said Vistaprint continues to chug along with its five-year objectives that it detailed nine months ago. Next quarter will finish out the year, and Vistaprint expects to post a GAAP profit for fiscal 2012, although next quarter may see a net loss due to dilution of acquisitions and the timing of various operating expenses. That potential loss forecast seems like it's what's rattling investors today.
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