Did La-z-boy and These Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

La-Z-Boy Inc. (NYSE:LZB) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 125% to $0.18 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.08 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.77% to $318.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

La-Z-Boy Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.18 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.15. It missed the average revenue estimate of $323.02 million.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.86 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.78 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 8.53% to $1.33 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.86 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.89. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.32 billion.

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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-2.16 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.37 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 11.88% to $2.66 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $2.16 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-1.06. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.76 billion.

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The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 17.86% to $0.66 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.56 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 8.36% to $6.44 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

The TJX Companies, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.66 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.63. It beat the average revenue estimate of $6.37 billion.

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Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 23.08% to $0.32 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.26 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 11.82% to $9.3 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Best Buy Co. Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.32 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.12. It beat the average revenue estimate of $9.13 billion.

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