3Com Corp (738076) SEC Filing 10-Q Quarterly report for the period ending Friday, August 28, 2009

3Com Corp

CIK: 738076
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3Com Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010
MARLBOROUGH, MASS.—September 24, 2009
—3Com Corporation (Nasdaq: COMS) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter, which ended August 28, 2009. Revenue in the quarter was $290.5 million, compared to revenue of $342.7 million in the corresponding period in fiscal 2009, a 15.2 percent decrease.
     Net income in the quarter was $7.5 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, compared with net income of $79.8 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009. Fiscal year 2009 first quarter results included a $70.0 million favorable patent dispute resolution, representing a benefit of $0.17 per diluted share. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2010 was $30.6 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared with net income of $43.4 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2009.
     3Com generated $16.9 million in cash from operations in the quarter. 3Com’s cash and equivalents and short term investments balance at August 28, 2009 was $665.8 million.
     “We are pleased with 3Com’s start to our new fiscal year,” said Bob Mao, 3Com’s Chief Executive Officer. “We had a very good quarter, delivering solid revenue performance, improving gross margin over the prior year, and continuing to generate cash from operations.”
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     Management will host a conference call and Webcast at 8:30 a.m. EDT, Thursday, September 24, 2009, to discuss the company’s financial results and business outlook. To participate on the call, U.S. and international parties may dial (913) 312-1453. Alternatively, interested parties may listen to the live broadcast of the call over the Internet at 3Com’s Investor Relations Web site ( in the Earnings Webcast section.


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CIK: 738076
Form Type: 10-Q Quarterly Report
Accession Number: 0000950123-09-048661
Submitted to the SEC: Tue Oct 06 2009 4:01:57 PM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Tue Oct 06 2009
Period: Friday, August 28, 2009
Industry: Computer Communications Equipment

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