2 Winners and 3 Losers from This Week’s Earnings Storm

The Chefs Warehouse, Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 7.69% to $0.14 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.13 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 42.14% to $139.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

The Chefs Warehouse, Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.14 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $138.06 million.

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Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NYSE:PPC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 10.53% to $0.21 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.19 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 7.84% to $2.04 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.21 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.20. It beat the average revenue estimate of $2.02 billion.

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The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 33.33% to $0.72 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.54 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 20.23% to $456.09 million from the year-earlier quarter.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.72 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.72. It missed the average revenue estimate of $480.22 million.

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Dole Food Company Inc. (NYSE:DOLE) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 20% to $0.12 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.15 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 35.21% to $1.05 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Dole Food Company Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.12 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.05 billion.

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Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNAK) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 44.44% to $0.05 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.09 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 3.15% to $48.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Inventure Foods, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.05 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.09. It missed the average revenue estimate of $49.62 million.

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