Earnings Volatility Drives These 3 Stocks in a New Direction

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 8% to $0.23 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.25 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.27% to $99.33 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Houston Wire & Cable Company reported adjusted EPS income of $0.23 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.27. It missed the average revenue estimate of $99.86 million.

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Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:TREX) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 45.76% to $0.86 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.59 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.58% to $98.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Trex Co. Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.86 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $1. It missed the average revenue estimate of $103.42 million.

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Aircastle LTD (NYSE:AYR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 33.33% to $0.48 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.36 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 1.03% to $170.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Aircastle LTD reported adjusted EPS income of $0.48 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.34. It beat the average revenue estimate of $168.51 million.

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