World Fuel Services Earnings: Everything You Must Know Now

World Fuel Services Corp. (NYSE:INT) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.

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World Fuel Services Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 4.62% to $0.68 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.65 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 7.44% to $10.18 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: World Fuel Services Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.68 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.64. It missed the average revenue estimate of $10.34 billion.

Quoting Management: “We are pleased with our overall performance in the first quarter despite continuous headwinds we face in our marine segment,” stated Michael J. Kasbar, president and chief executive officer of World Fuel Services Corporation. “We continue to perform well in this uncertain global environment, while pursuing additional growth opportunities.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 2.5% from $9.94 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased 6.25% from $0.64 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 $0.79 to a profit $0.71. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $3.19 to a profit of $2.93 over the last ninety days.

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