Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (AMEX:FVE) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 150% to $0.05 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.02 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 4.04% to $360.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Five Star Quality Care, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.05 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.07. It beat the average revenue estimate of $357.29 million.
Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 0.28% from $359.1 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 28.57% from $0.07 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.09 to a profit $0.10. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $0.30 to a profit of $0.34 over the last ninety days.
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