Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) delivered a profit and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Stericycle, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 12.82% to $0.88 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.78 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 11.68% to $513.8 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Stericycle, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.88 per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.88. It missed the average revenue estimate of $520.01 million.
Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 2.02% from $503.64 million in the previous quarter. EPS were the same at $0.88 as 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 $0.90 to a profit $0.91. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $3.67 to a profit of $3.69 over the last ninety days.
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