Riverbed Technology Inc


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  • Riverbed meets 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Riverbed Technology Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $11.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 30 cents per share. Analysts expected $279.2 million, according to Zacks.

  • Oct 9- Riverbed Technology Inc said it would review strategic options and started a restructuring program to cut costs, three days after activist investor Elliott Management reaffirmed its offer to buy the network equipment maker. The hedge fund, headed by billionaire Paul Singer, has been making repeated offers to buy Riverbed since January and its latest...

  • Oct 9- Riverbed Technology Inc said it would review its alternatives and started a restructuring program to cut costs, three days after activist investor Elliott Management reaffirmed its offer to buy the network equipment maker. The company's stock rose 3.5 percent to $18.72 in premarket trading on Thursday. The restructuring plan was aimed at reducing...

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  • *Sees Q3 earnings $0.35- $0.40/ shr vs est $0.44. *Sees Q3 revenue $1.15 bln- $1.2 bln vs est $1.26 bln. Juniper, whose clients include Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, forecast adjusted profit of 35- 40 cents per share on revenue of $1.15 billion- $1.2 billion.

  • July 21- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has taken a $1 billion stake in EMC Corp and plans to push it to spin off virtualization software unit VMware Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • *Expects adj rev$ $264- $265 mln vs prior view $274- $280 mln. *Expects adj profit at low end of its 26- 28 cents/ shr view. "This was a reality check quarter for Riverbed as the company faces a myriad of company-specific and secular challenges in the field," FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives said in an email.

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  • April 29- Network equipment maker Riverbed Technology Inc reported an 8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as U.S. telecom carriers spent more to expand and strengthen their networks. Riverbed reported net income of $3.3 million, or 2 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with a net loss of $8.1 million, or 5 cents per share, a year earlier.

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  • Elliott ‘doubling down’ on bid for Riverbed Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    Jerry Kennelly, center, chairman and CEO of Riverbed Technology

    Elliott Management Corp. is getting more aggressive in its bid for Riverbed Technology with a new offer of $21 a share.

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