Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-2.65 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.55 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 20.28% to $268.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. reported adjusted EPS loss of $2.65 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-1.53. It beat the average revenue estimate of $248.46 million.

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SAIC, Inc. (NYSE:SAI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND met the revenue expectation.  Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.54 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.49 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 8.75% to $2.71 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

SAIC, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.54 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.52. It met the average revenue estimate of $2.71 billion.

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Envivio Inc (NASDAQ:ENVI) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Revenue Decreased 50.39% to $7.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.15 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.16. It missed the average revenue estimate of $7.79 million.

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Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 21.33% to $0.91 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.75 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 8.02% to $229 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Verint Systems Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.91 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.75. It beat the average revenue estimate of $226.28 million.

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Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Revenue Decreased 0.61% to $13.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.01 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.03. It missed the average revenue estimate of $13.32 million.

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