Staples and These 3 Stocks Saw Trading Price Swings This Past Week Post Earnings

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 11.11% to $0.16 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.18 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 3.34% to $5.31 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Staples, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.16 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.18. It missed the average revenue estimate of $5.37 billion.

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Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 35.38% to $0.88 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.65 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 10.26% to $15.71 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Lowe’s Companies Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.88 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.79. It beat the average revenue estimate of $15.06 billion.

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Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 10.38% to $0.95 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.06 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 2.01% to $17.12 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Target Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.95 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.96. It missed the average revenue estimate of $17.26 billion.

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Madison Square Garden, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSG) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 27.03% to $0.47 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.37 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 1.05% to $336.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Madison Square Garden, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.47 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.3. It beat the average revenue estimate of $324.18 million.

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