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Today's Top Stories: Monday- February 23, 2009
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- Aggressive Growth - ResMed Inc. (RMD) Earnings per share came in above expectations at 44 cents. Covering analysts were anticipating the company to post 42 cents per share. Read More...
Growth & Income - Steris Corporation (STE) has produced impressive surprises on earnings, topping analysts' EPS estimates by an average of 40% over the past 4 consecutive quarters. For the fiscal year ending March 2009, Wall Street is projecting EPS growth of 26% on a year-over-year basis. Read More...
Momentum - Treehouse Foods, Inc. (THS) After the solid quarter, analysts raised their earnings outlook, with the current-year estimate increasing 7 cents to $1.83 per share. The next-year estimate is pegged at $2.10, a 14.5% earnings growth projection. Read More...
Value - Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) continues to outperform even while it customers operate in one of the toughest sectors in the economy: construction. On Feb 9, Encore beat Wall Street estimates for the fourth quarter by 69.82%. Read More...
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