WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) revealed earnings for its second quarter that gained ground from last year.
The company said its bottom line came in at $881 million, or $1.86 per share. This was higher than $777 million, or $1.67 per share, in last year's second quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.76 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company said revenue for the quarter rose 15.2% to $4.40 billion. This was up from $3.82 billion last year.
NextEra Energy, Inc. earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q2): $881 Mln. vs. $777 Mln. last year. -Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 13.4% -EPS (Q2): $1.86 vs. $1.67 last year. -EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 11.4% -Analysts Estimate: $1.76 -Revenue (Q2): $4.40 Bln vs. $3.82 Bln last year. -Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 15.2%
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