Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 15% to $0.17 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.20 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.13% to $143 million from the year-earlier quarter.

ADTRAN Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.17 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.08. It beat the average revenue estimate of $139.82 million.

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SeaChange International Inc. (NASDAQ:SEAC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 75% to $0.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.16 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.66% to $44.58 million from the year-earlier quarter.

SeaChange International Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.28 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.2. It missed the average revenue estimate of $44.69 million.

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JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-1.26 in the quarter versus EPS of $-2.58 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 11.24% to $187.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. reported adjusted EPS loss of $1.26 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.80. It missed the average revenue estimate of $244.5 million.

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