Medical equipment maker Hill-Rom (HRC -11.6%) tumbles after warning it expects FQ1 revenue of...

|About: Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC)|By:, SA News Editor

Medical equipment maker Hill-Rom (HRC -11.6%) tumbles after warning it expects FQ1 revenue of $381M (+2% Y/Y) and EPS of $0.52-$0.53, below a consensus of $393.1M and $0.56. Moreover, citing macro weakness, Hill-Rom now expects FY12 (ends in September) revenue growth of just 2%-3% and EPS of $2.45-$2.50, below a consensus of 4.8% growth and $2.52. (yesterday)