Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

Texas Industries Inc. (NYSE:TXI) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.21 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.87 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 4.99% to $141.36 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Texas Industries Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.21 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.41. It beat the average revenue estimate of $140.98 million.

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Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation.  Revenue Rose 2.33% to $2.24 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Mosaic Co. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.88 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.54 billion.

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Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation.  Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 83.33% to $0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.24 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 11.64% to $1.73 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Commercial Metals Company reported adjusted EPS income of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.18. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.86 billion.

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