1Sizing up the Security Networking Vendor Earnings

It always pays for channel partners to keep tabs on their vendors’ financial performance, as these numbers can be the bellwether for future dealings with resellers. Here’s a recap of some of the Wall Street statistical highlights from last quarter.

By Ericka Chickowski

2Symantec

Revenue: $1.43 billion

Year-over-year change: -$220 million

Earnings: $73 million

Year-over-year change: -$99 million/-58%

Per-share earnings: 34 cents

Analyst per-share earnings expectations: 36 cents

3McAfee

Revenue: $468.7 millionYear-over-year change: 18%Earnings: $28.7 millionYear-over-year change: -$19.1 million/-40%Per-share earnings: 60 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 57 cents

4Websense

Revenue: $79.5 millionYear-over-year change: 9%Analyst revenue expectations: $83.83 millionEarnings: $3.1 millionYear-over-year change: $11.3 million/%Per-share earnings: 32 cents

5CheckPoint

Revenue: $223.6 millionYear-over-year change: 12%Earnings: $75.6Year-over-year change: -$3.6 millionPer-share earnings: 48 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 45 cents

6Juniper

Revenue: $786.4 millionYear-over-year change: -11%Earnings: $14.8Year-over-year change: -$105.6/-88%Per-share earnings: 19 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 18 cents

7Cisco

Revenue: $8.5 billionYear-over-year change: -18%Earnings: $1.1 billionYear-over-year change: -46%Per-share earnings: 31 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 29 cents

8Riverbed Technology

Revenue: $91 millionYear-over-year change: 12%Earnings: -$290,000Year-over-year change: 66%Per-share earnings: 14 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 14 cents

9SonicWALL

Revenue: $48.5 millionYear-over-year change: -13%Earnings: $3.41Year-over-year change: 278%Per-share earnings: 10 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 7 cents

10Sourcefire

Revenue: $22.2 millionYear-over-year change: 38%Earnings: $600,000Year-over-year change:119%Per-share earnings: 7 centsAnalyst per-share earnings expectations: 2 cents