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Zebra Technologies Tramples First-Quarter Earnings Estimates

Zebra Technologies (ZBRA), a maker of enterprise systems for tracking inventory and other important assets, on Tuesday beat Wall Street’s targets for the first quarter. But ZBRA stock fell in early trading.




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The Lincolnshire, Ill.-based company earned an adjusted $4.79 a share on sales of $1.35 billion in the March quarter. Analysts expected Zebra earnings of $4.34 a share on sales of $1.33 billion. In the year-earlier quarter, Zebra earnings were $2.67 a share on sales of $1.05 billion.

In premarket trading on the stock market today, ZBRA stock dropped 5%, near 455.

On April 19, ZBRA stock tried to break out from a cup base at a buy point of 516.88, according to IBD MarketSmith charts. However, trading volume was 55% below average, a sign that the breakout lacked conviction. ZBRA stock notched a record high of 518.66 before reversing and ending the day 0.8% lower than the prior close.

On April 21, ZBRA stock triggered a stop-loss sell rule under IBD trading principles.

Zebra makes rugged mobile computers, bar code scanners and printers, and RFID tracking tags that link to enterprise systems to enable real-time visibility of inventory and other assets. It offers systems for retail, health care, manufacturing, transportation and other industries.

Follow Patrick Seitz on Twitter at @IBD_PSeitz for more stories on consumer technology, software and semiconductor stocks.

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