Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) delivered a profit and beat 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.
Chemed Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 14.05% to $1.38 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.21 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 3.98% to $367 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Chemed Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.38 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.28. It beat the average revenue estimate of $365.08 million.
Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue decreased 0.43% from $368.58 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 12.1% from $1.57 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $1.22 to a profit $1.38. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $5.38 to a profit of $5.73 over the last ninety days.
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