nalysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters were expecting earnings of 25 cents a share. Revenue in the quarter increased 14 % to $151.4 million, compared to $132.5 million a year ago. Analysts were expecting revenue of $148.3 million.
Going forward, WMS said it expects fiscal 2009 second-quarter revenue to range from us$ 172 million to us$ 178 million, compared with us$ 159.2 million in the prior year. It said its forecast growth is expected to be mainly driven by double-digit growth in gambling operations revenues and higher unit shipments in both North American and international markets.
WMS reiterated its full-year fiscal 2009 revenue outlook of us$ 712 million to us$ 728 million.