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After the bell on Monday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports and break down the important points for investors.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE ) reported fourth quarter revenues of $188.7 million, which is up 11.8% from last quarter’s $168.8 million. ARE’s funds from operations per share came in at $1.23, up from Q3’s figure of $1.16. ARE beat analysts’ revenue estimates of $187.22 million and matched EPS estimates of $1.23. For FY2015, ARE sees EPS in the range of $5.10-$5.30, which is in-line with analysts’ expectations of $5.19.
Anadarko Petroleum Company Liquid error: internal reported fourth quarter revenues of $3.18 billion, down from last year’s Q4 revenues of $3.34 billion. Analysts were expecting revenues of $3.8 billion. Adjusted net income for the quarter came in at $187 million, or 37 cents per share, down significantly from last year’s Q4 figures of $373 million, or 74 cents per share. APC missed analysts’ EPS estimates of 86 cents.
Rent-A-Center (RCII ) reported fourth quarter revenues of $797 million, up 4% from last year’s Q4 revenues of $766.2 million. Adjusted EPS came in at 50 cents, which is double last year’s Q4 EPS of 25 cents. RCII missed analysts’ estimates of 63 cents EPS on revenues of $804.95 million. For FY2015, Rent-A-Center sees EPS between $2.05 and $2.30.