We started with a sample of all the firms on the CRSP/Compustat Merged Database that had information available from 2001-2012--GAAP earnings per share (EPS) before extraordinary items and S&P Core Earnings
The Hartford's third-quarter core earnings
were buoyed in part by better results in its initiative to jettison its legacy variable annuity business.
Sales were 3.2 percent lower at 21.8 billion euros, a statement added, while core earnings
fell by 8.0 percent to 7.004 billion euros, results that were in line with or slightly better than analysts' expectations.
The analysts expect core earnings
per share (EPS) of CHF12.46 versus CHF12.78 in the prior year.
The bank saw its core earnings
drop to DKK198m from DKK249m a year earlier.
"In the first nine months of 2009, the core earnings
of the large Nordic banks were supported by improved net interest income, reflecting higher lending margins and the still high loan growth in 2008.
Analysts were predicting sales of $7.83 billion and core earnings
This allowed him to increase his Q1 estimates from $4.49B in revenue, $405.9M in EBIT and 56c per share in core earnings
to $4.51B in revenue, $424.9M in EBIT, and 59c per share in core earnings
Quarterly core earnings
(non-GAAP), which exclude significant nonrecurring costs, were $2.20 million for the second quarter of 2018, compared to $2.16 million for the previous quarter and $1.21 million for the second quarter of 2017.
??Core earnings, a non-GAAP measure, which excludes merger and conversion related expenses were approximately USD 1,505,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, compared to core earnings
of USD 782,000 for the same period in the prior year.
The Procter & Gamble Company reported first quarter fiscal year 2016 currency-neutral core earnings
per share growth of 12% versus the prior year.