NeuStar Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Up Now

NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) delivered a profit and beat 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 up 0.06%.

NeuStar, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 13.33% to $0.85 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.75 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 6.73% to $220.35 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: NeuStar, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.85 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.81. It beat the average revenue estimate of $219.39 million.

Quoting Management: “We continue to execute on our strategy to become a leading provider of real-time information and analytics,” said Lisa Hook, Neustar’s president and chief executive officer. “As we enhance our capabilities and infrastructure and build strategic partnerships, we are increasingly well positioned to deliver high-value workflow solutions to our clients and strong results for our shareholders.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 1.82% from $216.42 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 6.25% from $0.80 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 $0.86 to a profit $0.88. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $3.34 to a profit of $3.39 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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