Chemed Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Happy Now

Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0%.

Chemed Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 14.29% to $1.44 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.26 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 0.86% to $357.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Chemed Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.44 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.33. It missed the average revenue estimate of $368.06 million.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from the management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 2.57% from $366.64 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 4.35% from $1.38 in 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 $1.38 to a profit $1.37. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $5.7 to a profit of $5.66 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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