Why ServiceSource Shares Got Crushed


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What: Shares of ServiceSource got crushed today, down by as much as 15%, after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings.

So what: Revenue in the fourth quarter was $67.3 million, resulting in non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.05. Both figures came in better than expected, as the consensus forecasts were looking for $$62.9 million in sales and adjusted earnings per share of just $0.01.

Now what: CEO Mike Smerklo said that recurring revenue sources continue to grow as a percentage of total sales. The company also announced a new CFO, Ashley Fieglein Johnson, effective once it files its form 10-K with the SEC. The outgoing CFO David Oppenheimer had previously announced that he was leaving the company in December.

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