>>Equinix (EQIX) delivered another solid quarter last Wednesday night, and guided above consensus for Q3 and full year 2012.
Let's have a quick look at some of the highlights of the quarter:
- Revenues of $466.3M (+18.1% Y/Y, +3% Q/Q) slightly missed consensus of $ $467.1 million. On an FX-neutral basis, Q2 revenues increased 4% Q/Q and were up 22% over the same quarter of last year. Negative currency trends impacted the quarter for about $3 million, compared to FX guidance rates;
- Q2 EPS of $0.76 beat consensus by $ 0.15 per share;
- The company guided for revenues of $492 million to $498 million in Q3, above consensus of $485.2 million (including $13 million to $15 million of revenue attributed to the Asia Tone and ancotel acquisitions), and increased 2012 guidance to greater than $1,920.0 million;