4 Sizzling Stocks Round Out the Week Stronger After Earnings

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ:LANC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 2.11% to $0.93 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.95 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 1.81% to $269 million from the year-earlier quarter. Lancaster Colony Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.93 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.94. It missed the average revenue estimate of $282.93 million.

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Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 2.44% to $0.42 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.41 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 7.51% to $2.16 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Hormel Foods Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.42 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.45. It beat the average revenue estimate of $2.12 billion.

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The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 38.3% to $0.65 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.47 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 37.44% to $463.5 million from the year-earlier quarter. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.65 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.62. It beat the average revenue estimate of $454.75 million.

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The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 5.98% to $1.24 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.17 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 1.37% to $1.35 billion from the year-earlier quarter. The J. M. Smucker Company reported adjusted EPS income of $1.24 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.2. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.34 billion.

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