Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

Perrigo Co. (NASDAQ:PRGO) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 22.66% to $1.57 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.28 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 16.28% to $967.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Perrigo Co. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.57 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.56. It missed the average revenue estimate of $999.08 million.

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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 13.92% to $0.68 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.79 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 4.12% to $1.65 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Agilent Technologies Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.68 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.62. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.64 billion.

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Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 60% to $0.02 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.05 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.07% to $68.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Syneron Medical Ltd. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.02 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.09. It missed the average revenue estimate of $70.93 million.

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