* Q4 EPS $0.20 vs loss/shr $2.55 yr ago
* Q4 rev $110.4 mln vs est. $132.41 mln
* Sees adj. Q1 EPS $0.15-$0.16
* Sees Q1 rev $93 mln-$97 mln vs est. $129.17 mln
* Shares down 5 pct after the bell
Feb 16 Online advertising firm ValueClick Inc
VCLK.O swung to a quarterly profit and forecast first quarter
revenue below expectations, sending its shares down 5 percent
after the bell.
For the fourth quarter, the company posted net income from
continuing operations of $17.4 million, or 20 cents per share,
compared with a loss of $221.4 million, or $2.55 per share, a
Excluding items, the company earned 25 cents per share.
Analysts were expecting 16 cents per share, according to
Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue was about flat at $110.4 million and came in below
analyst' projections of $132.41 million.
For the first quarter, ValueClick, which owns brands such
as Commission Junction, Smarter.com, CouponMountain.com and
PriceRunner, said it expects adjusted earnings of 15 cents to
16 cents per share on revenue of $93 million to $97 million.
Analysts were looking for earnings of 16 cents on revenue
of $129.17 million.
Shares of the Westlake Village, California-based company
were down 5 percent at $8.67 in trading after the bell. They
closed at $9.13 Tuesday on Nasdaq.
(Reporting by Mansi Dutta in Bangalore; Editing by