Haha! ATi (fabrikant van semi-brakke videokaarten) heeft een belangrijke deal met Dell verloren. Als gevolg daarvan daalde de waarde van ATi's aandelen met 12%. C|Net heeft net nieuws:
ATI Technologies shares fell 12 percent after the No. 1 maker of graphics cards for personal computers lost the bidding for a contract to supply Dell Computer.
ATI shares fell by almost 11 percent to $12 a share after a midday halt in trading. The loss of the contract will cut sales by $10 million a quarter, the company said. Sales in ATI's third quarter ended May 31 totaled $302 million. Despite the lost business, ATI said fourth-quarter sales are "on target" and the outlook for the first quarter of fiscal 2000 is "solid."
"Dell remains a major customer of ATI, particularly in the notebook market," the company said in a statement.
[...]Chang declined to say how much of an impact the lost revenue will have on future earnings. She also wouldn't say whether the company lost the contract to rival Nvidia, as some analysts speculated. Officials at Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia weren't available to comment.
Check voor meer info ook dit artikel van GA-Source.