Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

General Cable Corp. (NYSE:BGC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 6.76% to $0.69 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.74 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 11.35% to $1.65 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

General Cable Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.69 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.56. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.7 billion.

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Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ:BOOM) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 25% to $0.25 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.20 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 18.92% to $57.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Dynamic Materials Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.25 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.21. It beat the average revenue estimate of $54.62 million.

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CAI International Inc. (NYSE:CAP) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 2.6% to $0.75 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.77 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 33.4% to $53 million from the year-earlier quarter.

CAI International Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.75 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.83. It missed the average revenue estimate of $54.46 million.

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