Deere & Co. (DE) reported third quarter EPS of $1.97 Friday morning, compared to $1.55 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $1.95. Revenues rose 16.6% to $6.83 billion from $5.86 billion last year.
Est‚e Lauder Cos. (EL) reported fourth quarter EPS of $0.51 Friday morning, up from $0.42 a year ago. Analysts expected EPS of $0.43. The company expects to report first quarter EPS of $0.94 to $0.97. Street expectations are for EPS of $0.91.
Energen Corp. (EGN) has been moving in a narrow range since the open of trade Thursday, but has suddenly spiked to the upside in the last few minutes on increased volume. Shares are now up 1.88 at $49.96.
L Brands Inc. (LB) reported second quarter EPS of $0.48 after the bell Wednesday, down from $0.70 in the previous year. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $0.44. Revenues fell 4.5% to $2.76 billion from $2.89 billion last year.