5 Stocks in the Trading Spotlight Post Earnings

Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 4.55% to $0.46 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.44 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.7% to $314.54 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Linear Technology Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.46 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.44. It beat the average revenue estimate of $313.46 million.

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CSX Corp. (NYSE:CSX) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 4.65% to $0.45 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.43 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 0.27% to $2.96 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

CSX Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.45 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.4. It beat the average revenue estimate of $2.92 billion.

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Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 2.44% to $0.4 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.41 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 0.04% to $2.86 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Textron Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.4 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.46. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.89 billion.

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Dover Corp. (NYSE:DOV) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 10% to $1.1 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.00 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 1.18% to $2.04 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Dover Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.1 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.08. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.07 billion.

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Universal Forest Products Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND met the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 23.81% to $0.26 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.21 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 21.31% to $554.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Universal Forest Products Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.26 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.06. It met the average revenue estimate of $554.5 million.

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