Susser Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SUSS) delivered a profit and missed 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.
Susser Holdings Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 57.86% to $0.59 in the quarter versus EPS of $1.40 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 3.09% to $1.55 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Susser Holdings Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.59 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.78. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.56 billion.
Quoting Management: “We continue to be very bullish about the growth prospects for our markets, and we are pursuing additional growth opportunities to continue our store development program in 2014 and 2015,” said Sam L. Susser, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 4.48% from $1.49 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased to $0.59 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.01 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 $0.89 to a profit $0.88. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $2.17 to a profit of $2.06 over the last ninety days.
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