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Hub Group Inc. (HUBG: Quote), an asset-light freight transportation management company, reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter.
- Q3 EPS was $0.50 versus $0.44 last year. Consensus - $0.49/Shr.
- Q3 net income increased to $18.5 mln from $16.3 mln last year.
- Q3 revenue rose to $804.89 mln from $752.18 mln last year. Consensus - $802.08 mln.
Insurance holding company W. R. Berkley Corp. (WRB: Quote) reported higher profit for the third quarter, helped by an increase in revenues.
- Q3 EPS grew to $0.71 from $0.53 last year. Consensus - $0.55/Shr.
- Q3 net income was $100.95 mln versus $76.41 mln last year.
- Q3 revenues rose to $1.42 bln from $1.28 bln last year. Consensus - $1.40 bln.
Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO: Quote) reported higher profit for the third quarter, reflecting a hefty gain from a stake-sale in Chinese eCommerce firm Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.
- Q3 EPS was $2.64 versus $0.23 last year.
- Q3 net income was $3.16 bln versus $293 mln last year.
- Q3 adj. EPS was $0.35 versus $0.21 last year. Consensus - $0.26/Shr.
- Q3 adj. net income was $420.7 mln versus $266 mln last year.
- Q3 revenue, ex-TAC, was $1.07 bln versus $1.09 bln last year. Consensus - $1.08 bln.
- Q3 GAAP revenue was $1.22 bln versus $1.20 bln last year.
Composite materials manufacturer Hexcel Corp. (HXL: Quote) reported higher profit for the third quarter, boosted by improved margins and sales growth amid constant currency double digit growth in all three reported markets.
- Lifts FY12 EPS target to $1.54 - $1.59 pr share from prior view of $1.45 - $1.55. Consensus - $1.55/Shr.
- Narrows FY12 sales outlook to $1.56 bln - $1.59 bln from prior target of $1.55 bln - $1.65 bln. Consensus - $1.59 bln.
Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS: Quote), a publicly owned real estate investment trust or REIT, reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter.
- Sees Q4 EPS in the range of $0.39 - $0.49.
- Projects Q4 FFO in the range of $1.03 - $1.13/Shr. Consensus - $1.10/Shr.
- Expects FY12 EPS in range of $1.12 - $1.22.
- Expects FY12 FFO per share to range between $4.54 and $4.64. Consensus - $4.58/Shr.
Home appliances maker Whirlpool Corp. (WHR: Quote) updated its full-year 2012 guidance.
- Lifts FY12 ongoing business operations EPS target to $6.90 - $7.10 from prior view of $6.50 - $7.00. Consensus - $6.53/Shr.
- Still sees FY12 GAAP EPS in the range of $5.00 - $5.50.
Ryder System Inc. (R: Quote) reported an increase in third-quarter profit and issued financial guidance for the fourth quarter.
- Sees Q4 EPS in the range of $1.06 - $1.11. Consensus - $1.06/Shr.
- Raises FY12 EPS target to $3.93 - $3.98 from prior view of $3.75 - $3.90. Consensus - $3.82/Shr.
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