Earnings Volatility Drives These Stocks in a New Direction

CIENA Corp. (NASDAQ:CIEN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.23 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.04 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 13.56% to $538.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

CIENA Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.23 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.16. It beat the average revenue estimate of $533.51 million.

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SAIC, Inc. (NYSE:SAI) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 59.38% to $0.13 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.32 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 13.13% to $2.47 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

SAIC, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.13 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.22. It missed the average revenue estimate of $2.55 billion.

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Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 150% to $0.25 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.10 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 43.36% to $96.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Guidewire Software reported adjusted EPS income of $0.25 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $93.1 million.

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