Powell Industries (POWL) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May-3-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.69 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.40. Analysts had a consensus of $0.29. The company posted revenue of $152.27 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $144.44 million. The company’s revenue was down -10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 EPS.
Powell Industries opened for trading at $31.19 and hit $31.71 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $31.26, with a gain of 0.45% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 37,337 shares. Company has a market cap of $355 M.
In a different news, on Sep 21, 2015, Joseph L Becherer (director) purchased 180 shares at $28.83 per share price.
Powell Industries Inc. (Powell) develops designs manufactures and services custom engineered-to-order equipment and systems for the management and control of electrical energy and other critical processes. The Companys wholly owned subsidiaries include: Powell Electrical Systems Inc.; Transdyn Inc.; Powell Industries International B.V.; Switchgear & Instrumentation Limited (S&I) and Powell Canada Inc. The Companys business operations are consolidated into two business segments: Electrical Power Products and Process Control Systems. The Electrical Power Products business segment develops designs manufactures and markets custom engineered-to-order electrical power distribution and control systems designed to distribute monitor and control the flow of electrical energy and to provide protection to motors transformers and other electrically-powered equipment.