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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today reported unaudited financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014.

"Broadcom delivered overall results ahead of expectations in the March quarter," said Scott McGregor, Broadcom's President and Chief Executive Officer. "The upside was driven by strength in Broadband and Infrastructure, stronger-than-expected gross margins and continued operating expense discipline. In the current quarter, we expect momentum in Infrastructure and Broadband to continue, driven by service provider spending on network build outs and technology upgrades."

Net revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was $1.98 billion. This represents a decrease of 3.9% compared with the $2.06 billion reported for the fourth quarter of 2013 and a decrease of 1.0% compared with the $2.01 billion reported for the first quarter of 2013. Net income computed in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the first quarter of 2014 was $165 million, or $0.28 per share (diluted), compared with GAAP net income of $168 million, or $0.29 per share (diluted), for the fourth quarter of 2013 and GAAP net income of $191 million, or $0.33 per share (diluted), for the first quarter of 2013.

GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2014 included a net gain on sale of certain assets of $52 million and purchased intangible impairment charges of $25 million, for a total positive impact to GAAP net income per share of $0.05. GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2013 included restructuring costs of $17 million and settlement charges of $6 million, or $0.04 per share.

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4/29/2014 | 8:33:58 AM
Glad to see Broadcom CEO's optimism
Although it may have "exceeded" expectations, it still represents a drop and if it was not for some of the adjustments noted, the results may have been a bit worst. Their Stock reflects it as it has been trading on a very narrow range.
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