Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

Medifast Inc. (NYSE:MED) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 48.28% to $0.43 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.29 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 7.96% to $96 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Medifast Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.43 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.34. It beat the average revenue estimate of $93.77 million.

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Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 101.96% to $1.03 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.51 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 29.29% to $213.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Inter Parfums Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.03 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.60. It missed the average revenue estimate of $213.85 million.

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Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 9.76% to $0.37 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.41 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 6.51% to $484.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

reported adjusted EPS income of $0.37 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.46. It missed the average revenue estimate of $501.74 million.

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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 45.31% to $0.93 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.64 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 13.53% to $1 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.93 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.73. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.02 billion.

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Susser Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SUSS) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.01 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.03 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.06% to $1.49 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Susser Holdings Corporation reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.01 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.05. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.47 billion.

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