The Redwood City, California-based Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ:INFA) shares plunged to record low in over 11 years after the company reported weak demand in Europe caused an sudden fall in quarterly sales and profit, driving down other software companies shares.
Share of the provider of data-integration software plunged 28% to settle at $31.39 in New York and marked the major one day drop since July 2001. Informatica stock had climbed 17% this year through Thursday.
Informatica announced preliminary second-quarter results on Thursday that failed to meet its own anticipations, mentioning it did not adapt as rapidly as it should have to a downturn in demand, mainly in Europe.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) fell -1.82% to settle at $29.18, Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) moved down -4.83% to end at $19.90 while International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) plunged -1.99% to finish on Friday at $191.41.
Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ:INFA) last session volume of 21.63 million shares was higher than its average volume of 1.10 million shares. The stock after opening at $29.72 hit high price of $31.75 and then closed at $31.39 by scoring -27.62%.
INFA generated revenue of 811.77 million in the following twelve months and earned $122.12 million. The Company showed a positive 15.04% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 21.04%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 19.28%.
The INFA past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.19 and price to cash ratio remained 6.00. As far as the returns are concern, the INFA return on equity was recorded as 12.52% and dropped 12.10% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 9.31%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -23.59% which was maintained for the month at -27.97%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -40.50% and for the year was -48.59% while the YTD performance remained at -15.00%.
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