4 Energy Stock Winners and 1 Loser After Earnings Are Digested

Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 473.33% to $0.86 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.15 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 7.86% to $1.65 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.86 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.51. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.53 billion.

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Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE:WG) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased to $-0.24 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.48 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 16.29% to $487.36 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Willbros Group Inc. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.24 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.04. It beat the average revenue estimate of $463.75 million.

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Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 53.95% to $1.17 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.76 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 79.75% to $710.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Continental Resources Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.17 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.13. It missed the average revenue estimate of $766.49 million.

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Crosstex Energy LP (NASDAQ:XTEX) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.15 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.04 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 19.9% to $445.69 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Crosstex Energy LP reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.15 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.25. It missed the average revenue estimate of $486.43 million.

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Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM) had a loss and met Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.43 in the quarter versus EPS of $-0.28 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Decreased 50.59% to $6.7 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Solazyme Inc reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.43 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.43. It missed the average revenue estimate of $8.52 million.

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