Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 12.5% to $0.14 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.16 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Decreased 14.25% to $48.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Brookline Bancorp, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.14 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $43.61 million.
Quoting Management: Paul Perrault, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brookline Bancorp, Inc., stated: “We are pleased to report increased earnings for the quarter and the successful completion of our three-phase systems conversions as of May 2013. Our already stellar asset quality continues to improve and our bankers continue to compete effectively in our markets, despite continued competitive pressures.”
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Revenue decreased 11.72% from $54.94 million in the previous quarter. EPS were the same at $0.14 as the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.15 to a profit $0.14. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.56 to a profit of $0.54 over the last ninety days.
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