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D&K Healthcare Resources Inc.'s (DKWD, news) operating earnings of 19 cents a share beat Thomson First Call's consensus estimate of 14 cents a share.
The earnings also beat the company's September forecast of 13 cents to 17 cents a share on revenue between $502.6 million and $513.2 million.
D&K's shares were recently halted on the news, last trading at $9.04.
Jetzt schau Dir mal den Chart an, wenn die morgen über 10 Dollar schliessen, meine ich " Strong buy ", nach der kräftigen Abstrafung.
TI posts Q3 profit vs. loss a year ago (4:40 PM ET) Texas Instruments posted a profit of $109 million, or 9 cents a share, vs. a loss of $245 million, or 3 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected TI(TXN: news, chart, profile)to earn 10 cents a share, on average, in the third quarter. Revenue rose to $2.25 billion from $1.85 billion in the year-ago third quarter. Shares of the semiconductor giant closed at $17.12, up 2 cents, ahead of the announcement.
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Altera Q3 earns 6c, revenue $180.1m (4:35 PM ET) Altera(ALTR: news, chart, profile)reported third-quarter earnings of $23.4 million, or 6 cents a share, and revenue of $180.1 million, which matched the average targets of analysts on Wall Street.
Veritas beats earnings, sales targets (4:14 PM ET) Storage software-maker Veritas(VRTS: news, chart, profile)beat third-quarer earnings and sales targets, the company said Monday. Veritas reported earnings before charges of 14 cents a share, in line with the same results last year. Analysts had expected earnings of 13 cents, according to Thomson First Call. Including charges, Veritas earned $36 million, or 9 cents a share. The company reproted a loss of $162 million, or 40 cents a share, a year earlier. Veritas shares rose 44 cents to close at $15.90 in Nasdaq trading.
GTSI gets boost from Q3 earnings growth (3:41 PM ET) GTSI Corp.(GTSI: news, chart, profile)is up $1.11, or 10.7 percent, to $11.45, after the Chantilly, Va., provider of government information technology products and services posted strong third-quarter results due to the company's continued servicing of contracts with federal, statem and local government customers. The company earned $3.1 million, or 32 cents a share, on sales of $276.8 million in the three months ended Sept. 30, up from its profit of $2 million, or 22 cents a share, on sales of $203.1 million in the same period a year earlier. GTSI also said that believes revenue and net income for the fourth quarter are on pact to meet or exceed its equivalent year-ago results.
CSFB suggests buying Citrix ahead of Q3 report (2:33 PM ET) Citrix Systems(CTXS: news, chart, profile)is climbing 53 cents, or 7.4 percent, to $7.68 after Analyst John Rizzuto at CS First Boston suggested buying the stock ahead of the software company's third quarter report, which is slated for release after Tuesday's closing bell. Rizzuto expects the company to report earnings of 8 cents a share and revenue of $118 million for the quarter ending September, above the average analyst forecast as compiled by Thomson First Call of 6 cents and $112.2 million, respectively. He added that consensus estimates for Citrix's fourth quarter -- earnings of 10 cents a share and revenue of $115.9 million - are "too conservative." Rizzuto thinks the company may even forecast earnings and revenue that are above his respective estimates of 12 cents a share and $122 million. (This replaces an earlier item that had an incorrect date for the release of Citrix's Q3 report.)
Arch Coal gets lifts from better than expected Q3 EPS (2:31 PM ET) Arch Coal(ACI: news, chart, profile)is gaining 89 cents, or 5.5 percent, to $17.12, after the St. Louis coal producer reported third-quarter earnings of $1.6 million, or 3 cents a share, up from its year-ago loss of $8.1 million, or 15 cents a share. The latest results trounced Wall Street's consensus estimate for a breakeven performance. The company said that its earnings were helped by solid performances at most of its mines, its decision to curtail production at several operations, and its emphasis on cost controls.
Sykes Enterprises sees loss in Q4 (11:47 AM ET) Sykes Enterprises(SYKE: news, chart, profile)is falling $1.34, or 27.3 percent, to $3.57, after the Tampa, Fla., provider of outsourced customer management products and services said its third-quarter results would come in at the low end of its previous outlook, and that its performance in the fourth quarter would fall well short of Wall Street's consensus view. The company now sees a loss of 4 to 7 cents a share in the fourth quarter, while analysts polled by Thomson First Call are looking for a profit of 9 cents a share, on average, in the period. Sykes attributed the weakness to sustained softness in the economy, continued delays in sales cycles and additional depreciation expense primarily related to the expiration of the technology client contracts.
D&K Healthcare gains ahead of Q1 report (11:33 AM ET) D&K Healthcare Resources(DKWD: news, chart, profile)is rising 73 cents, or 8.3 percent, to $9.53, in midday trades. The St. Louis-based pharmaceutical and healthcare products distributor is scheduled to report its first-quarter results after the closing bell. Nine analysts polled by Thomson First Call are looking for a profit of 14 cents per share in the period, on average.
Right Management shares slide despite strong Q3 (11:18 AM ET) Right Management Consultants(RMCI: news, chart, profile)is down $1.20, or 7 percent, to $15.85, in early action. The drop comes despite better than expected quarterly results. Before the opening bell, the Philadelphia business consulting services provider posted third-quarter earnings of $8.6 million, or 35 cents a share, up from its year-ago profit of $4.4 million, or 19 cents a share, and 3 cents above the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson First Call. Revenue jumped to $116.2 million in the latest three months from $77.8 million in the same period a year earlier. The company attributed the revenue growth to the continued strength of its career transition business. Looking ahead, Right Management forecast earnings of $1.53 to $1.57 per share on revenue of more than $460 million in 2002, compared to Wall Street's current consensus estimate for a profit of $1.53 per share.
M-Systems narrows Q3 loss to $1M (10:54 AM ET) M-Systems(FLSH: news, chart, profile)is up 28 cents, or 3.9 percent, to $7.43, after the Israeli flash memory firm reported a third-quarter loss of $1 million, or 4 cents a share, narrower than its year-ago loss of $2.7 million, or 10 cents a share, and a penny better than Wall Street's consensus estimate. Revenue rose to $18 million in the latest three months from $9.8 million in the same period a year earlier.
Citizens Banking placed on negative watch by Fitch (10:35 AM ET) Citizens Banking(CBCF: news, chart, profile)is down $2.58, or 10.4 percent, to $22.21, in morning trades. Fitch said Friday that Citizens Banking and its units have been placed on ratings watch negative, citing "significant, accelerated asset quality deterioration and an earnings shortfall for the third quarter of 2002." After Friday's closing bell, Citizens Banking reported a third-quarter loss of $45.9 million, or $1.03 per share. The quarter included a provision for loan losses of $80 million. Excluding this and other items that after taxes reduced results by $67.1 million, or $1.50 per share, the company earned 47 cents a share. In the same period a year earlier, Citizens Banking reported a profit of $28 million, or 60 cents a share. Two analysts polled by Thomson First Call were looking for a profit of 47 cents a share in the September quarter. Looking ahead, the company sees fourth-quarter earnings of 48 to 51 cents per share, in line with Wall Street's consensus estimate for a profit of 49 cents a share.
Dynamics Research misses in Q3 (9:49 AM ET) Dynamics Research(DRCO: news, chart, profile)is off $2, or 14.6 percent, to $11.70, after the Andover, Mass., information technology firm reported third-quarter earnings of $1.8 million, or 20 cents a share, down from its year-ago profit of $2 million, or 24 cents a share, and 4 cents below the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson First Call. Revenue slipped to $49.2 million in the latest three months from $50.2 million in the same period a year earlier. Looking ahead, the company sees earnings from continuing operations of 82 to 89 cents a share on revenue of $188 million to $192 million in 2002. For the fourth quarter, Dynamics Research sees earnings of 19 to 26 cents a share, under Wall Street's consensus estimate for a profit of 28 cents a share.
Arkansas Best blows past Q3 consensus EPS view (9:20 AM ET) Arkansas Best Corp.(ABFS: news, chart, profile)is reporting third-quarter earnings of $18.3 million, or 73 cents a share, up from its year-ago profit of $13 million, or 52 cents a share. Excluding items, the company earned 54 cents per share in the latest three months, 12 cents ahead of the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson First Call. Revenue fell at the Fort Smith, Ark., freight services firm to $375.4 million in the quarter from $381.6 million in the same period a year earlier. The stock closed Friday at $30.20, up 1.5 percent.
Centex misses Q2 earnings estimate by 3c (9:10 AM ET) Centex Construction Products(CXP: news, chart, profile)is reporting second-quarter earnings of $16.1 million, or 87 cents a share, up from its year-ago profit of $11.9 million, or 64 cents a share, and 3 cents short of the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson First Call. Revenue rose 5 percent to $136 million in the latest three months from $129.5 million in the same period a year earlier. The company said that lower cement, paperboard, and concrete and aggregates operating earnings were partially offset by increased gypsum wallboard operating earnings and decreased interest expenses. Looking ahead, Centex said that it has experienced some softening of demand and pricing in certain markets. However, it added that, assuming prices and demand remain at current levels, it expects to report "significantly higher earnings for fiscal 2003 than it did for fiscal 2002." The stock closed Friday at $35.30, down 3 percent.
Vesta Insurance sees Q3 earnings 5-10c shr; CFO resigns (8:58 AM ET) Vesta Insurance Group(VTA: news, chart, profile)is saying that it expects operating earnings of 5 to 10 cents a share in the third quarter. One analyst polled by Thomson First Call is currently looking for a profit of 9 cents a share in the period. In addition, Chief Financial Officer W. Perry Cronin resigned from the Birmingham, Ala., firm effective immediately. The company named Hopson Nance interim chief financial officer. Cronin is the company's vice president and controller. Vesta explained that Cronin's departure is the result of questions that have arisen about the appropriateness of his relationships with certain of the company's vendors. It assured investors that these issues do not impact the accuracy of its financial statements and said that it plans to certify its results for the third quarter. Vesta shares closed Friday at $2.14, down 3.6 percent.
Ameristar Casinos warns of Q3 earns miss (8:54 AM ET) Ameristar Casinos(ASCA: news, chart, profile)warned that third-quarter earnings would fall short of Wall Street expectations due to lower-than-anticipated operating margins. The Las Vegas-based gaming and entertainment company expects to earn 43 cents a share in the quarter ending September, excluding non-recurring items, versus the average analyst forecast compiled by Thomson First Call of 51 cents a share. The stock closed Friday down 12 cents at $14.74.
Dime Community posts cash earnings of 47c shr in Q3 (8:47 AM ET) Dime Community Bancshares(DCOM: news, chart, profile)is reporting third-quarter earnings of $10.9 million, or 43 cents a share, up from its year-ago profit of $8.3 million, or 33 cents a share. On a cash basis, the company earned 47 cents a share in the latest three months, a dime ahead of its equivalent year-ago results. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call were looking for a profit of 46 cents a share for the period, on average. Looking ahead, Dime sees core earnings of 43 cents a share in the quarter ending Dec. 31, a performance that would yield a profit of $1.69 per share in calendar 2002. For calendar 2003, the company sees earnings of $1.85 to $1.90 per share. The stock closed Friday at $22.87, up 1.2 percent.
US Steel's Q3 profit blows past Wall Street's estimate (8:40 AM ET) United States Steel Corp.(X: news, chart, profile)reported third-quarter adjusted net income of $103 million, or $1.00 a share, vs. an adjusted net loss of $17 million, or 19 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter. The results compared favorably with the Thomson First Call estimate of 64 cents a share. The firm's third-quarter reported net income stood at $106 million, or $1.04 a share -- including the effect of special items. Revenue totaled $1.9 billion in the quarter vs. $1.66 billion in the year-go period. Shares ended on Friday up 5.9 percent to $12.83.
HCA's Q3 profit tops estimates (8:12 AM ET) Hospital chain giant HCA(HCA: news, chart, profile)announced third-quarter net income -- excluding goodwill amortization, gains on sales of facilities and other items -- of $319 million, or 60 cents a share, vs. $226 million, or 43 cents a share, in the same period of 2001. Those results compare favorably with Thomson First Call's profit estimate of 55 cents a share. Net income adjusted for goodwill amortization totaled $200 million, or 38 cents a share, compared with $273 million, or 51 cents a share, in 2001's third quarter. Revenue rose 11.1 percent to $4.9 billion in the quarter vs. $4.4 billion in the year-ago period. Shares ended on Friday up 2.7 percent to $50.66.
3M Q3 meets, affirms full year earnings target range (7:58 AM ET) 3M(MMM: news, chart, profile)is affirming its profit outlook for the year, albeit tightening its expectation toward the upper end of its range. The company on Monday said it expects earnings per share for the year will be in a $4.95-5 range. Excluding items, earnings are now expected from $5.22-5.27 per share, near the high end of previous guidance of $5.15-5.30 a share. In the third quarter, 3M said net income was $545 million, or $1.38 per share, vs. $394 million, or 99 cents a per share a year ago. The earnings were in line with estimates from the analysts. Sales totaled $4.143 billion, up 4.6 percent higher. "Looking ahead, there are no clear signs of improving global economic conditions," the company said. 1Shares wreup 23 cents ahead of the results at $125.31.
Hasbro's Q3 earnings miss expectations (7:32 AM ET) Hasbro(HAS: news, chart, profile)reported third quarter earnings that fell shy of expectations and revenue that declined from year-ago levels due to weakness in sales of licensed trading card games and robotic pets. Net earnings for the quarter ending September were $55.8 million, or 32 cents a share, up from $50.6 million, or 29 cents a share in the year-earlier period. Analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call had been anticipating earnings of 37 cents a share, on average. Revenue for the period declined 8.2 percent to $820.5 million. The stock closed Friday down a dime at $10.85.
Lexmark tops Q3 est., lifts Q4 outlook (7:19 AM ET) Lexmark(LXK: news, chart, profile)reported third quarter earnings that topped Wall Street estimates and raised it outlook for the fourth quarter as growth in sales of laser and inkjet supplies more than offset a decline in laser and inkjet printers. Net earnings for the quarter ending September were $89.8 million, or 70 cents a share, up from 52 cents a share in the year-earlier period. Excluding a write-off related to the abandonment of a software project, earnings were 79 cents a share, a penny above the average analyst forecast compiled by Thomson First Call. Revenue rose 4.5 percent to $1.04 billion and gross profit margin increased 2.2 percentage points to 32.5 percent. The company now expects to earn 70 to 80 cents a share in the fourth quarter, up from its previous forecast of 67 to 77 cents provided on Oct. 10. The stock closed Friday up 23 cents at $55.75.
CNF meets Q3 earns est., but Q4 to fall short (6:56 AM ET) CNF(CNF: news, chart, profile)reported third quarter operating earnings from continuing operations that met Wall Street expectations, but indicated the fourth quarter results would fall short. Net income for the quarter ending September was $45.6 million, or 79 cents a share, versus a loss of $8.3 million, or 21 cents a share in the year-earlier period. Excluding a gain from the settlement of a tax issue and a loss for the write-off of receivables, earnings were 39 cents a share, matching the average analyst forecast compiled by Thomson First Call. Revenue rose 3.8 percent to $1.23 billion. For the fourth quarter, the provider of trucking and airfreight services expects to earn 38 to 46 cents a share, below analyst expectations of 52 cents. The stock closed Friday up 55 cents at $31.22.
Bunge tops Q3 earns forecast (6:45 AM ET) Bunge(BG: news, chart, profile)reported third-quarter earnings that exceeded expectations due to improvements in the agribusiness and fertilizer businesses and the devaluation of the Brazilian real. Net income for the quarter ending September was $95 million, or 96 cents a share, up from 76 cents a share in the year-earlier period and above the average analyst estimate as compiled by Thomson First Call of 84 cents a share. Net sales rose 14 percent to $3.6 billion. The company added that it remained "confident" that it would meet its current forecast for fourth quarter earnings of 55 to 60 cents a share. The stock closed Friday up $1.48 at $23.90.