Did Cabot and Century Aluminum Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 16% to $0.84 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.00 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.74% to $903 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Cabot Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.84 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.91. It missed the average revenue estimate of $919 million.

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Century Aluminum Co. (NASDAQ:CENX) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.39 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.10 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.56% to $331.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Century Aluminum Co. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.39 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.16. It beat the average revenue estimate of $302.95 million.

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