FX Energy Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Down Now

FX Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FXEN) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 1%.

FX Energy Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.20 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.02 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 4.43% to $8.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: FX Energy Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.20 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.01. It missed the average revenue estimate of $9.13 million.

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Revenue decreased 13.59% from $9.49 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $-0.20 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.04 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.01 to $0. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.07 to a loss of $0.02 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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