Erickson Inc (EAC) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May-5-2016. The company reported $-1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-1.36. Analysts had a consensus of $-0.51. The company posted revenue of $46.80 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $62.00 million. The company’s revenue was down -29.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.71 EPS.
Erickson Inc opened for trading at $1.33 and hit $1.43 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $1.43, with a gain of 8.33% or 0.11 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 49,864 shares. Company has a market cap of $20 M.
Erickson Incorporated is a global provider of aviation services to commercial and Government customers. The Company operates a fleet of approximately 86 rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft including a fleet of 20 heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircranes (Aircranes). Its fleet supports various Government and commercial customers across a range of aerial services including critical supply and logistics for deployed military forces humanitarian relief firefighting timber harvesting infrastructure construction and crewing. It also maintains a vertically-integrated manufacturing capability for the Aircrane related components and other aftermarket support and maintenance repair and overhaul services for the Aircrane and other aircraft. Within its fleet it has approximately 20 Aircranes. Its operating segments include Government Aviation Services Commercial Aviation Services Oil & Gas Aviation Services and Manufacturing/ MRO.