BEAM Inc and Hillshire Brands Among Key Stocks Lifting Investor Earnings Spirits

BEAM Inc (NYSE:BEAM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 10.34% to $0.64 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.58 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 15.26% to $637.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

BEAM Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.64 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.6. It beat the average revenue estimate of $628.58 million.

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Hillshire Brands (NYSE:HSH) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 75.7% to $0.26 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.07 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 152.6% to $962 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Hillshire Brands reported adjusted EPS income of $0.26 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.25. It missed the average revenue estimate of $979.69 million.

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Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND met the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 40% to $0.12 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.20 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 19.28% to $117.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Inter Parfums Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.12 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.08. It met the average revenue estimate of $117.5 million.

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Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 43.14% to $0.29 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.51 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.37% to $257.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Post Holdings reported adjusted EPS income of $0.29 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.32. It beat the average revenue estimate of $253.87 million.

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Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.45 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.18 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 20.1% to $294.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Career Education Corp. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.45 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.51. It beat the average revenue estimate of $292.33 million.

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