Micron Technology's (MU) fourth quarter results were better than analysts were expecting. The memory and storage company reported a smaller adjusted loss than expected, ($1.07) per share compared to the ($1.18) estimate. Revenue of $4.01 billion topped Street estimates of $3.93 billion. First quarter earnings guidance of ($1.00-$1.14) missed expectations of ($0.96), however, Synovus Trust Senior Portfolio Manager Daniel Morgan points out that the company's revenue guidance was higher than estimates, describing the outlook as "mixed." When it comes to Micron's prospects in AI, Morgan the company does "benefit from AI," however there is not going to be a "Nvidia-like impact from AI on this quarter. I think it's something that is going to play out over a longer period of time." For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
(Bloomberg) -- Micron Technology Inc. fell in late trading after predicting a steeper loss than anticipated in the current quarter, indicating that an industry slump is still weighing on the largest US maker of memory chips.Most Read from BloombergChina Puts Evergrande’s Billionaire Founder Under Police ControlElon Musk Wins US Space Force Contract for StarshieldCitadel Is Ready to Fight With SEC Over WhatsApp ProbeLululemon Strikes Deal With Peloton for Fitness Content, Will Ax Mirror DeviceBon
The headline numbers for Micron (MU) give insight into how the company performed in the quarter ended August 2023, but it may be worthwhile to compare some of its key metrics to Wall Street estimates and the year-ago actuals.