* Q4 rev $51.6 mln vs est $49.7 mln
* Sees Q1 EPS $0.00 to loss of $0.01 vs est EPS $0.06
* Sees Q1 rev of $46-47 mln vs est $43.6 mln
* Reiterates FY 2010 outlook
March 4 Natus Medical Inc's (BABY.O) quarterly
profit was in-line with analysts' expectations, even as revenue
beat forecasts by 4 percent, and the medical device maker said
it may post a loss in the first quarter.
For the fourth quarter, net income was $4.3 million, or 15
cents per share, compared with $6.3 million, or 22 cents per
share in the year-ago period.
Revenue rose 19 percent to $51.6 million for the quarter,
compared with analysts' average estimate of $49.7 million,
according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
For the first quarter, the company expects revenue to range
from $46 million to $47 million and earnings per share to range
from a loss of 1 cent to breakeven.
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Shares of Natus closed at $14.18 Wednesday on Nasdaq.
(Reporting by Jennifer Robin Raj in Bangalore; Editing by