CST Brands Inc (NYSE:CST) 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.
CST Brands Inc Earnings Cheat Sheet
Revenue: Decreased 0% to $3.21 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: CST Brands Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.66 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0. It beat the average revenue estimate of $3.19 billion.
Quoting Management: “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments since our May 1 spin,” said Kim Bowers, CST Chairman and CEO. “Our nearly 12,000 dedicated, hardworking employees never missed a beat. Our Corner Store Team Members continue to provide excellent customer service to our 10 million loyal, weekly customers; and our Service Center Team Members worked extraordinarily hard to make sure the transition to our new, independent company was a success.”
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 0.72% from $3.19 billion 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 $0.89 to a profit $0.7. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $2.43 to a profit of $2.06 over the last ninety days.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)