Otter Tail Corp. (OTTR: Quote) reported that its second-quarter income from continuing operations increased to $10.0 million or $0.27 per share, from $7.5 million or $0.21 per share, prior year.
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.23 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
Revenues were $234.6 million compared to $212.4 million, a year ago. Analysts expected revenue of $221.20 million for the quarter.
The corporation narrowed its 2014 earnings guidance range to $1.65 to $1.80 per share, from previously announced range of $1.60 to $1.80, based on its strong performance in the first half of 2014. Analysts expect company to report 2014 profit per share of $1.73.
by RTT Staff Writer
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