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February 21, 2013

Responsys (MKTG) Shares Soar 21% on Solid Guidance
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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Shares of Responsys (MKTG, $7.80), a provider of cloud-based interactive marketing solutions, today are up more than 21% after the company reported Q4 EPS of seven cents, two cents above the consensus estimate, on revenue of $44.7 million (+19.7% year over year), vs. the consensus of $42.5 million. Subscription revenue advanced 13.2% to $30.3 million and services revenue was up 37.2% to $14.4 million.

For 2013, Responsys expects revenue of $188 million to $192 million (above the consensus of $185.7 million), representing growth of 16.7% at the midpoint. Last year, revenue rose 20.7% to $162.8 million. Responsys went public in April 2011 at $12 a share and traded as high as $18.19 in July 2011. The stock hit a post-IPO low of $5.47 this past December. Even with today’s big gain in the shares, Responsys still has a market cap of just $380 million. There is $106.6 million in cash & investments on the balance sheet. We wrote about Responsys in our January 2013 issue as part of our coverage of Oracle’s purchase of Eloqua. *********************************************************************************** Read the latest issue of Tech-Stock Prospector on your Amazon Kindle or Kindle for iPad/iPhone reading app.

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