December 14, 2007
Novell reports a loss, but Linux revenue up 69%
There are positives and negatives to take away from Novell's earnings call. On the negative side, the company's restructuring costs may jump as high as $70 million, up from the $25 to $35 million the company had originally suggested. Also, Novell reported a net loss in the quarter of $17.9 million, or 5 cents a share, versus a year-ago profit of $21.2 million, or 5 cents a share.