Earnings Volatility Drives Molycorp and These Stocks in a New Direction

Molycorp, Inc (NYSE:MCP) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.36 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.03 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 30.87% to $136.86 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Molycorp, Inc  reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.36 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.23. It missed the average revenue estimate of $157.56 million.

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Stillwater Mining Co. (NYSE:SWC) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.15 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 25.25% to $266.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Stillwater Mining Co. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.05. It beat the average revenue estimate of $243.7 million.

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Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.03 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.02 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 27.28% to $85.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Hecla Mining Co. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.03 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.01. It missed the average revenue estimate of $110.24 million.

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Rentech Nitrogen Partners LP (NYSE:RNF) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 96.3% to $0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.08 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 70.16% to $120.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Rentech Nitrogen Partners LP reported adjusted EPS income of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.90. It missed the average revenue estimate of $142.12 million.

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Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.35 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.26 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 19.61% to $204.53 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Coeur Mining reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.35 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.02. It missed the average revenue estimate of $211.29 million.

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