Did These 4 Stocks Impress Investors on Earnings?

Wausau Paper Corp. (NYSE:WPP) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.05 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.04 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 24.49% to $190.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Wausau Paper Corp. reported adjusted EPS loss of $-0.05 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.04. It missed the average revenue estimate of $200.88 million.

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Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 65.71% to $0.24 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.28 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 0.49% to $2.62 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Huntsman Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.24 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.23. It beat the average revenue estimate of $2.49 billion.

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The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 30.23% to $0.60 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.62 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 1.18% to $875.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

The Valspar Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.60 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.67. It missed the average revenue estimate of $922.05 million.

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Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE:SON) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 1.82% to $0.56 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.46 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 4.1% to $1.18 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Sonoco Products Co. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.56 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.54. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.18 billion.

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