Earnings Recap: Chesapeake Beats Estimates; Mosaic Misses the Mark

By Commodity HQ  NOV 14, 2013 10:55 AM

The third quarter earnings season is nearly over; here's how the commodity industry performed.


While many commodity producers have reported better-than-expected third quarter results, particularly oil and gas companies, several firms have been missing the mark, citing lower demand and lower commodity prices as significant detriments to growth. Last week, Peabody Energy Corp (NYSE:BTU), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), and Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) managed to beat analyst estimates. Meanwhile, El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE:EPB), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), and Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) missed expectations.

And with the third quarter earnings season in its final stretch, we take a close look at how well (or how poorly) the commodity producer industry did:

Beating Analyst Expectations: Earnings Results
Mixed Results Missing the Mark
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Editor's note: This article by Daniela Pylypczak was originally published on Commodity HQ
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