NEW YORK, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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Moments ago, Analysts Review released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including Hudson Global, Inc. (NASDAQ : HSON ), Issuer Direct Corporation (NYSE : ISDR ), Sevcon, Inc. (NASDAQ : SEV ), Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ : FNJN ), and Data I/O Corp. (NASDAQ : DAIO ). Analysts Review provides a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters - proudly employing registered CFA® research staff and rigorous compliance procedures. The full research reports are being made available to the public for informational purposes only.
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FNJN Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Finjan%20Holdings&d=18-May-2015&s=FNJN ),
DAIO Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Data%20IO&d=18-May-2015&s=DAIO ).
Analyst Update: Financial Results and Business Updates
U.S. stocks mostly drifted between modest gains and losses on Friday, May 15, 2015 as investors remained cautious over weaker than expected economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.11%, to finish at 18,272.56, the S&P 500 rose 0.08%, to 2,122.73, and the NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,048.29, down 0.05%. European stocks closed lower on Friday amid rise in the value of euro against dollar. Germany's DAX 30 lost 0.98%, France's CAC 40 fell 0.71%, and London's FTSE 100 closed 0.18% lower on Friday. Meanwhile, Asian markets painted a mixed picture on Friday. The Shanghai Composite fell as expectation of Chinese stimulus measures cooled, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng and Japan's Nikkei gained on Friday.
On May 11, 2015, Hudson Global, Inc. announced its Q1 FY15 financial results. Revenue during Q1 FY15 was $124.3 million, a decrease of 13.8% from Q1 FY14, and a decrease of 3.3% in constant currency terms. Gross margin for the quarter was 38.5% of revenue, a decrease of 11.3% on year-on-year basis or 0.2% in constant currency terms.
On May 7, 2015, Issuer Direct Corporation reported its financial results first quarter 2015 (period ended March 31, 2015). Revenues during Q1 FY 15 were $3.0 million compared to $3.5 million in the same period of the prior year, which reflected a 14.3% decline. Gross margin and EBITDA margin were 70% and 19%, respectively during the quarter, consistent with the prior-year period.
On May 6, 2015, Sevcon, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 (period ended April 4, 2015). Revenues increased to $10.34 million, from $9.17 million in Q2 FY14, a 13% increase that reflected increased customer demand for products in the on-road sector. Net income attributable to common stockholders was $539,000 or $0.14 per diluted share, compared with net income of $162,000 or $0.05 per diluted share, a year earlier.
On May 14, 2015, Finjan Holdings, Inc. provided updates and highlights for the first quarter 2015 ended March 31, 2015. In the first quarter of 2015, the Company entered into a negotiated License Agreement with F-Secure Corporation. Further, the Company commenced the development of new mobile security applications to protect consumer data and information as well as established a new cybersecurity consulting service business.
On April 30, 2015, Data I/O Corporation announced its financial results for the first quarter 2015. Net sales in Q1 FY15 were $5.9 million, compared with $4.8 million in Q1 FY14. The 23% increase in first quarter sales was primarily a result of higher shipments of the Company's PSV7000 Automated Programming System. For Q1 FY15, gross margin was 48.4% of sales, compared to 51.8% for Q1 FY14.
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