Ryland Group Earnings: Here’s Why Shares are Up Now

Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE:RYL) 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 3%.

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Ryland Group Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $0.43 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.11 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 73.58% to $374.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Ryland Group Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.43 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.28. It beat the average revenue estimate of $357.69 million.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 14.87% from $440.14 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 21.82% from $0.55 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 $0.77 to a profit $0.51. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $2.02 to a profit of $2.24 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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