Danaher and Union Pacific Among Key Stocks Lifting Investor Earnings Spirits

Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 3.57% to $0.87 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.84 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.04% to $4.74 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Danaher Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.87 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.86. It beat the average revenue estimate of $4.72 billion.

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Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 12.86% to $2.37 in the quarter versus EPS of $2.10 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.77% to $5.47 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Union Pacific Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $2.37 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $2.35. It missed the average revenue estimate of $5.5 billion.

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HNI Corp. (NYSE:HNI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 64.71% to $0.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.17 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.31% to $510.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

HNI Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.28 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.25. It beat the average revenue estimate of $509.25 million.

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Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 33.33% to $0.10 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.15 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.73% to $413 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Covanta Holding Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.10 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.06. It beat the average revenue estimate of $402.6 million.

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Universal Forest Products Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 17.91% to $0.79 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.67 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 24.37% to $738.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Universal Forest Products Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.79 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.67. It beat the average revenue estimate of $714.8 million.

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