Did These Stocks Miss or Beat Analyst Expectations?

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:AIT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 0% to $0.69 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.69 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.68% to $621.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.69 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.68. It missed the average revenue estimate of $630.46 million.

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Belden, Inc. (NYSE:BDC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 82.61% to $0.84 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.46 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 9.31% to $507.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Belden, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.84 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.80. It missed the average revenue estimate of $509.67 million.

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ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 20.51% to $0.47 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.39 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.41% to $608.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

ITT Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.47 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.43. It missed the average revenue estimate of $611.52 million.

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Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 19.35% to $2.22 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.86 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 12% to $1.15 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Alliant Techsystems Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $2.22 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.98. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.09 billion.

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Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 9.62% to $0.57 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.52 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 13.94% to $1.44 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.57 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.46. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.41 billion.

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