October 27, 2011 in Business

Itron Inc. Liberty Lake provider of utility meters and services

Stock symbol: ITRI
Reporting period: 3Q
EARNINGS: Loss of $51.7 million

($12.70 per share)

VERSUS: $27.6 million profit

68 cents profit per share in 3Q 2010

REVENUE: $615.5 million
ANALYSIS: CEO Leroy Nosbaum said two unusual charges totaling $35 million distort the earnings report. Adjusted for those, ITRON would have earned $1.30 per share.

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