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Five of the 12 covering brokerage analysts revised their forecasts in response, causing the consensus estimate to rise to $1.
Earnings per share increased on a year-over-year basis and topped the consensus estimate by 6%.
The consensus estimate is more conservative at 14 cents.
In late October, the company announced third-quarter earnings per share that topped the consensus estimate by nearly 4% and outperformed the year-ago result.
In early November, the company reported third-quarter earnings of three cents per share, reversing last year's loss of five cents and exceeding the consensus estimate by two cents.
Fiscal fourth-quarter profits totaled 72 cents per share, excluding a two-cent charge for the sale of a business unit; the consensus estimate had called for earnings of 70 cents per share.
The current consensus estimate calls for third-quarter earnings of 57 cents per share, 10 cents more than analysts were expecting a month ago.
The company anticipates profits to total between 28 and 30 cents per share versus the previous consensus estimate of 27 cents per share.
The third-quarter consensus estimate has been eroding over the past 60 days.
What's more, the firm boosted its third-quarter earnings outlook to 58-59 cents per share, versus the consensus estimate of 57 cents per share.