VMware Inc. (VMW: Quote) reported second quarter non-GAAP net income of $0.68 per share after the close Monday, up from $0.55 per share in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.66.
The company also announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nicira Inc. for approximately $1.05 billion in cash, plus approximately $210 million of assumed unvested equity awards. The acquisition is expected to close during the second half of 2012.
VMware gapped open lower Monday, but climbed during the first 2 hours of trade. Shares finished down by 0.57 at $89.23. The stock is now down 2.11 on 207K shares after the bell.
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