Churchill Downs: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. (CHDN) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $57.6 million.

The Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 76 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 86 cents per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share.

The racetrack operator and gambling company posted revenue of $561.2 million in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $551.3 million.

For the year, the company reported profit of $417.3 million, or $5.49 per share. Revenue was reported as $2.46 billion.

Churchill Downs shares have declined 13% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $117.43, a drop of 3% in the last 12 months.


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