Genomic Health Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Down Now

Genomic Health Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) had a loss and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0.13%.

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Genomic Health Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.03 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.02 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 7.92% to $63.1 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Genomic Health Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.03 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.03. It beat the average revenue estimate of $62.9 million.

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Revenue increased 4.42% from $60.43 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $-0.03 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.06 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 $0.07 to a loss $0.01. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.28 to a profit of $0.02 over the last ninety days.

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