Salt Lake-based software company Altiris Inc. on Friday reported a net loss of $2.3 million, or 8 cents per share, for the quarter ended Dec. 31. That compares with net income of $6.5 million, or 23 cents per share, in the year-earlier quarter.
The most recent quarter included charges of $2.1 million for the amortization of acquired intellectual property, $987,000 for amortization of intangible assets, $1.1 million in stock-based compensation and $124,000 in restructuring charges.
Revenue for the quarter totaled $45.6 million, not including $7.2 million that was deferred to the 2006 first quarter. That compares with revenue of $48.3 million a year earlier.
For the full year, the company reported net income of $4.5 million, including various charges, or 16 cents per share, on revenue of $187.6 million. That compares with income of $16.7 million, or 61 cents per share, on revenue of $166.6 million.
Wall Street analysts, on average, expected the company to earn 14 cents per share during the most recent quarter and 58 cents for the year.
The company said it expects first-quarter 2006 revenue of $55 million to $58 million and total-year revenue of $217 million to $227 million.