The Englewood, Colorado based IHS Inc (NYSE:IHS) reported on Monday that its net income in the fiscal second-quarter moved up almost 11% and surpass market forecasts.
Information and Analysis Company boosted its earnings outlook for full-year.
IHS made $44.2 million or 66 cents a share in earnings during the three months period finished May 31. That evaluated against $39.9 million or 61 cents a share in the similar period previous year. IHS made 97 cents a share after adjusting for acquisition costs, stock-based rewards and other special costs against 83 cents a share previous year.
FactSet Analysts forecasted 94 cents a share, analysts estimates usually exclude special items.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA) (NYSE:TRI) rose +0.98% to settle at $27.79, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc (NYSE:MHP) moved up +1.25% to end at $43.03 while Reed Elsevier plc (ADR) (NYSE:RUK) jumped +0.13% to finish on Monday at $30.17.
IHS Inc (NYSE:IHS) last session volume of 686,234.00 shares was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 347,355.00 shares. The stock after opening at $104.53 hit high price of $106.53 and then closed at $105.84 by scoring +1.40%.
IHS generated revenue of 1.38 billion in the following twelve months and earned $127.04 million. The Company showed a positive 9.24% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 12.04%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 19.20%.
The IHS past twelve months price to sales ratio was 5.06 and price to cash ratio remained 23.46. As far as the returns are concern, the IHS return on equity was recorded as 9.53% and increased 6.41% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 4.64%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 4.00% which was maintained for the month at 8.23%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as 8.04% and for the year was 25.72% while the YTD performance remained at 22.84%.
DO NOT TRADE ANY STOCK WITHOUT LEVEL 2 STOCK QUOTES! QuoteDaddy.com delivers it's user with the most in-depth Level 2 Quotation System available on the Planet! NO Downloads, NO Widgets, NO Plugins required! Stay on TOP of your trades with QuoteDaddy.com! CLICK HERE TO START YOUR FREE 30-DAY TRIAL