It is perplexing that Wall Street's reaction to Fuel System Solutions' (FSYS) third quarter report (one that actually met expectations, both on the top and bottom lines) was so hateful, that it mercilessly stripped 30% of market value away, in a blink of an eye.
Why was the carnage so brutal? Believe it or not, it was because the company narrowed its full year revenue guidance, to the bottom of its previously stated range of $400 to $420 million. So in effect, a potential reduction of $20 million in revenues, extracted $70 million of market value-pretty preposterous when considering those lost sales, would of generated just $5 million of gross profit. I guess the only explanation for the...
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