Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) saw its stock price drop by over 14% intro-day today following the release of its Q1/24 results, despite beating expectations for the quarter. The company reported Q1 EPS of $0.18, surpassing the Street estimate of $0.16. They also achieved a 93% year-over-year revenue growth, reaching $20.6 million, compared to the Street estimate of $19.23 million.
CEO Gayn Erickson expressed satisfaction with the Q1 performance, calling it the strongest first quarter in the company’s history, even though traditionally it has been their weakest season. Erickson stated that they are off to a strong start for the fiscal year and reaffirmed their expectation to achieve at least a 50% year-over-year revenue growth and over 90% profit growth for the full fiscal year.
Despite the beat, the company kept its previous full-year guidance unchanged, aiming for total revenue of at least $100 million (compared to a Street estimate of $102.93 million).