Douglas Emmett Inc Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Not Excited Now

Douglas Emmett Inc (NYSE:DEI) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0.5%.

Douglas Emmett Inc Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.33 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.27 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 0.36% to $143.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Douglas Emmett Inc reported adjusted EPS income of $0.33 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.33. It missed the average revenue estimate of $145.96 million.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from management in the report.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 1.59% from $145.52 million in the previous quarter. EPS was the same at $0.33 as the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.35 to a profit $0.34. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.37, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)