Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

Snap-on Inc. (NYSE:SNA) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 15.7% to $1.4 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.21 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.88% to $741.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Snap-on Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.4 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.34. It missed the average revenue estimate of $753.31 million.

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Knoll Inc. (NYSE:KNL) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 13.33% to $0.13 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.15 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2% to $200.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Knoll Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.13 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.13. It beat the average revenue estimate of $198.17 million.

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Insteel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:IIIN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 900% to $0.2 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.02 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 4.75% to $82.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Insteel Industries Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.2 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.12. It missed the average revenue estimate of $87.85 million.

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Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 2.74% to $0.75 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.73 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.98% to $4.44 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Danaher Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.75 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.76. It missed the average revenue estimate of $4.5 billion.

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