5 Sizzling Stocks Round Out the Week Stronger After Earnings

Magna International, Inc. (NYSE:MGA) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 7.53% to $1.57 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.46 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 9.07% to $8.36 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Magna International, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.57 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.44. It beat the average revenue estimate of $8.09 billion.

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Rick’s Cabaret International Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 31.82% to $0.29 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.22 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 12.95% to $28.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Rick’s Cabaret International Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.29 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.26. It missed the average revenue estimate of $29.61 million.

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American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 26% to $0.63 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.50 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 10.52% to $83.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

American Public Education, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.63 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.58. It missed the average revenue estimate of $84.34 million.

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Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.33 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.16 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 3.07% to $101.74 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Sotheby’s reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.33 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.12. It missed the average revenue estimate of $116.9 million.

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priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 34.58% to $5.76 in the quarter versus EPS of $4.28 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 25.52% to $1.3 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

priceline.com Incorporated reported adjusted EPS income of $5.76 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $5.27. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.28 billion.

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