After-Hours Earnings Report for August 21, 2013 : HPQ, LTD, SNPS, HAIN, PSEC, SMTC, AFCE, SB, VVTV, NOAH, DATE, CHRM

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 08/21/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The computer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.87. This value represents a 13.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HPQ has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.41%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HPQ is 7.26 vs. an industry ratio of 31.70.

L Brands, Inc. ( LTD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.60. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LTD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.35%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for LTD is 19.02 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Synopsys, Inc. ( SNPS ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.34. This value represents a 22.73% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SNPS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -5.26%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SNPS is 23.13 vs. an industry ratio of 16.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. ( HAIN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 31.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HAIN has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 15 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HAIN is 29.90 vs. an industry ratio of 21.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The investment fund company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.30. This value represents a 41.18% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. PSEC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -16.13%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PSEC is 7.43 vs. an industry ratio of 2.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Semtech Corporation ( SMTC ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The semiconductor company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 10.81% increase compared to the same quarter last year. SMTC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -5.26%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SMTC is 19.25 vs. an industry ratio of 5.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AFC Enterprises, Inc. ( AFCE ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The restaurant company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.33. This value represents a 22.22% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AFCE has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AFCE is 28.39 vs. an industry ratio of 28.80.

Safe Bulkers, Inc ( SB ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.18. This value represents a 41.94% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SB missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -10%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SB is 9.30 vs. an industry ratio of 13.70.

ValueVision Media, Inc. ( VVTV ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The broadcast (radio/tv) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.02. This value represents a 125.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year VVTV has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 100%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for VVTV is 82.29 vs. an industry ratio of 20.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Noah Holdings Ltd. ( NOAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.17. This value represents a 54.55% increase compared to the same quarter last year. NOAH missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -8.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for NOAH is 27.65 vs. an industry ratio of 21.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ( DATE ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The internet content company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.05. This value represents a 50.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DATE has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DATE is 29.60 vs. an industry ratio of 46.50.

Charm Communications Inc. ( CHRM ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The advertising/marketing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.06. This value represents a 500.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CHRM is 14.25 vs. an industry ratio of 4.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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