Earnings Volatility Drives Weight Watchers International and These Stocks in a New Direction

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 2.21% to $1.39 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.36 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 4.05% to $465.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.39 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.10. It beat the average revenue estimate of $459.34 million.

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World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:WWE) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 56.25% to $0.07 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.16 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 7.52% to $152.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.07 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.14. It beat the average revenue estimate of $138.41 million.

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ZAGG Incorporated (NASDAQ:ZAGG) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 50% to $0.09 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.18 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 16.94% to $51.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

ZAGG Incorporated reported adjusted EPS income of $0.09 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.06. It beat the average revenue estimate of $50.97 million.

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Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, In (NASDAQ:BBRG) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 12% to $0.22 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.25 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.71% to $105.6 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, In reported adjusted EPS income of $0.22 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.26. It missed the average revenue estimate of $109.12 million.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 133.33% to $0.28 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.12 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 5.86% to $239.9 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.28 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.26. It missed the average revenue estimate of $243.68 million.

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