Why Immersion Shares Popped Temporarily

Why Immersion Shares Popped Temporarily

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What: Shares of Immersion popped temporarily today, up by 12% at the high before giving back some gains, after the company reported earnings.

So what: Revenue in the second quarter hit a record $10.2 million, which translated into earnings per share of $0.03. Both figures were in-line with consensus estimates. CEO Vic Viegas expressed confidence in the company's revenue pipeline, saying license agreements provide visibility.

Now what: Sharp became Immersion's newest licensee of its software, and the company expects other partners to launch products in the near term. Viegas said Immersion is on track to post record revenue this year of $45 million to $48 million. Adjusted EBITDA for 2013 should be $12 million to $15 million.

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