Mack-Cali Realty Earnings: Here’s Why Shares are Down Now

Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE:CLI) delivered a profit 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 0.37%.

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Mack-Cali Realty Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 14.86% to $0.63 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.74 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 0.97% to $181.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Mack-Cali Realty Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.63 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.63. It beat the average revenue estimate of $174.62 million.

Quoting Management: Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer, commented, “During the quarter we continued to execute on our strategy of recycling our capital out of non-core assets to fuel our diversification into multi-family residential.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 7.65% from $168.88 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 4.55% from $0.66 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.64 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.54, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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