Did These Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 25% to $0.55 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.44 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.52% to $1.26 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

The Blackstone Group reported adjusted EPS income of $0.55 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.55. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.16 billion.

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BB & T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 4.17% to $0.69 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.72 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 6% to $2.46 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

BB & T Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.69 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.74. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.5 billion.

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EastGroup Properties Inc. (NYSE:EGP) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 1.3% to $0.76 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.77 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.83% to $48.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

EastGroup Properties Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.76 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.77. It beat the average revenue estimate of $47.24 million.

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E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 45.45% to $0.12 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.22 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 26.37% to $419.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

E*TRADE Financial Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.12 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.12. It missed the average revenue estimate of $438.42 million.

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Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 34.19% to $1.79 in the quarter versus EPS of $2.72 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.67% to $5.55 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Capital One Financial Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.79 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.6. It beat the average revenue estimate of $5.49 billion.

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