TMS International Earnings: Here’s Why Investors Don’t Like These Results

TMS International Corp. (NYSE:TMS) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 5.38%.

TMS International Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 16% to $0.21 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.25 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 5.67% to $631.4 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: TMS International Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.21 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.28. It beat the average revenue estimate of $569.7 million.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 7.09% from $589.6 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 4.55% from $0.22 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.28 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $1.05, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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