5 Stocks Surprise Traders After Earnings

Medical Action Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 400% to $0.10 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.11 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 3.51% to $109 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Medical Action Industries Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.10 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.05. It missed the average revenue estimate of $115.19 million.

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Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE:SKH) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 23.81% to $0.16 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.19 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 2.23% to $219.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.16 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.19. It missed the average revenue estimate of $219.67 million.

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Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.20 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.12 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 4.13% to $699.75 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $-0.20 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.07. It beat the average revenue estimate of $699.55 million.

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Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.17 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.19 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 44.24% to $67.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Albany Molecular Research Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.17 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.09. It beat the average revenue estimate of $56.49 million.

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Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 266.67% to $0.11 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.14 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 19.32% to $72.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Syneron Medical Ltd. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.11 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.09. It beat the average revenue estimate of $70.6 million.

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