Earnings Volatility Drives Universal Technical Institute and These Stocks in a New Direction

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (NYSE:UTI) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 75% to $0.01 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.04 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 8.63% to $91 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Universal Technical Institute Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.01 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0. It beat the average revenue estimate of $90.24 million.

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Choice Hotels International Inc. (NYSE:CHH) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 12.73% to $0.48 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.55 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.75% to $183.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Choice Hotels International Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.48 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.46. It beat the average revenue estimate of $181.35 million.

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Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 20% to $1.62 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.35 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 12.22% to $4.11 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Lear Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.62 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.37. It beat the average revenue estimate of $3.91 billion.

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Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 6.38% to $0.50 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.47 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 2.72% to $1.48 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.50 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.49. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.47 billion.

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Tempur Pedic International Inc. (NYSE:TPX) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 48.57% to $0.36 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.70 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 100.51% to $660.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Tempur Pedic International Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.36 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.92. It missed the average revenue estimate of $738.36 million.

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