Did These 5 Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 40% to $0.84 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.60 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 19% to $903.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Lithia Motors Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.84 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.71. It beat the average revenue estimate of $850.69 million.

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Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 16.42% to $1.68 in the quarter versus EPS of $2.01 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 2.55% to $3.31 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Parker Hannifin Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $1.68 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.67. It missed the average revenue estimate of $3.35 billion.

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Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 218.18% to $0.35 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.11 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.55% to $348.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Columbia Sportswear Company reported adjusted EPS income of $0.35 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $334.67 million.

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O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 19.3% to $1.36 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.14 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 3.64% to $1.59 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

O’Reilly Automotive Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.36 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.35. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.61 billion.

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Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE:RYL) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.43 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.11 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 73.58% to $374.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Ryland Group Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.43 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.28. It beat the average revenue estimate of $357.69 million.

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