Did These Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 2.44% to $1.26 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.23 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.9% to $6.61 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

McDonald’s Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.26 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $1.27. It beat the average revenue estimate of $6.59 billion.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Take Advantage of the Tax Relief 50% Off Sale for a Limited Time. CLICK HERE for your Weekly Stock Cheat Sheets NOW!

MCD

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 9.68% to $1.36 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.24 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.47% to $5.32 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $1.36 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.34. It beat the average revenue estimate of $5.28 billion.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Take Advantage of the Tax Relief 50% Off Sale for a Limited Time. CLICK HERE for your Weekly Stock Cheat Sheets NOW!

KMB

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.14 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.10 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.4% to $1.54 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.14 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.12. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.53 billion.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Take Advantage of the Tax Relief 50% Off Sale for a Limited Time. CLICK HERE for your Weekly Stock Cheat Sheets NOW!

IPG

Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 0% to $0.93 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.93 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.56% to $3.2 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Genuine Parts Company reported adjusted EPS income of $0.93 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.99. It missed the average revenue estimate of $3.29 billion.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Take Advantage of the Tax Relief 50% Off Sale for a Limited Time. CLICK HERE for your Weekly Stock Cheat Sheets NOW!

GPC

Stocks with improving earnings metrics are worthy of your extra attention. In fact, “E = Earnings Are Increasing Quarter-Over-Quarter” is a core component of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework for this very reason. Don’t waste another minute – click here and get our CHEAT SHEET stock picks now.