Earnings Volatility Drives AOL and These Stocks in a New Direction

AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 96.56% to $0.35 in the quarter versus EPS of $10.17 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.92% to $541.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

AOL, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.35 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.32. It beat the average revenue estimate of $539.66 million.

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Molex Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLX) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 21.95% to $0.32 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.41 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.84% to $882.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Molex Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.32 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.35. It missed the average revenue estimate of $888.02 million.

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Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 1.01% to $0.98 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.99 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.49% to $6.59 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Avnet Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.98 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.96. It beat the average revenue estimate of $6.48 billion.

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Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.07 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.09 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 65.79% to $44.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.07 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.06. It beat the average revenue estimate of $42.08 million.

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Electro Scientific Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 83.33% to $0.01 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.06 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 21.66% to $46.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Electro Scientific Industries Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.01 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0. It missed the average revenue estimate of $48.33 million.

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