4 Winners and 1 Loser from This Week’s Earnings Storm

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 4.35% to $0.22 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.23 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 0.17% to $94.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Houston Wire & Cable Company reported adjusted EPS income of $0.22 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.23. It missed the average revenue estimate of $94.97 million.

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Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 15.91% to $0.37 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.44 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 4.95% to $110.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Kaydon Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.37 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.36. It missed the average revenue estimate of $112.13 million.

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Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.03 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 24.88% to $110.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Ameresco, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.03. It missed the average revenue estimate of $126.67 million.

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Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.57 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.31 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 22.1% to $378.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Granite Construction Incorporated reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.57 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.21. It beat the average revenue estimate of $353.93 million.

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Metalico Inc (AMEX:MEA) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.02 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.05 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 15.9% to $138 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Metalico Inc reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.02 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.02. It missed the average revenue estimate of $150.3 million.

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