Did These Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 9.2% to $0.95 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.87 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.55% to $4.21 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Dollar General Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.95 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.90. It missed the average revenue estimate of $4.26 billion.

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Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 41.38% to $0.34 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.58 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 13.94% to $834.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Apollo Group Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.34 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.18. It beat the average revenue estimate of $822.8 million.

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Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 22.64% to $0.41 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.53 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 8.32% to $202.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Gordmans Stores, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.41 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.37. It missed the average revenue estimate of $202.82 million.

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U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTS) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.99 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.12 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 18.68% to $62.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.99 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.07. It missed the average revenue estimate of $65.64 million.

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Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 66.67% to $0.05 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.03 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 3.46% to $111.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Sonic Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.05 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.05. It missed the average revenue estimate of $112.72 million.

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