back to article Micron cranks revenue forecast up by $275m amid flash, DRAM boom

It's boom time in Micron flash and DRAM land with increased revenue expectations for the current quarter. And it has hired a new CFO. The guidance for Micron's second fiscal 2018 quarter, which ends March 1, is now for revenues between $7.2bn and $7.35bn. The earlier expectation was $6.8bn to $7.2bn. This is a $275m rise at …

  1. paulf Silver badge
    Meh

    FTA: "Demand for flash and DRAM has benefitted all the foundry operators...giving him a comparatively easy ride revenue-wise at Micron. The real test for his exec team will come when demand wanes. Then we'll see if they have what it takes. ®"

    That'll be when they blame the weather, a change in demand from their customers, the refresh rate, a lack of compelling products from smartphone vendors (i.e. their customers), Easter being early/late (its timing is always predictable but it's never considered on time), discounting, &c. IOW all the trite excuses trotted out by the retail sector when things don't hit targets and the guys at the top want to pretend they weren't to blame.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tell us about what happened to Anand ... the hire for the Storage group ... LOL!

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