After-Hours Earnings Report for December 18, 2012 : ORCL, HEI, APOG, AIR, NDZ

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 12/18/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.58. This value represents a 9.43% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ORCL is 12.77 vs. an industry ratio of 6.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Heico Corporation ( HEI ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.43. This value represents a 7.50% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HEI has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 17 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for HEI is 26.15 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. ( APOG ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The glass products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.24. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year APOG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 88.89%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for APOG is 35.52 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AAR Corp. ( AIR ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a -8.89% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters AIR had negative earnings surprises; Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AIR is 9.08 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40.

Nordion Inc. ( NDZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.26. This value represents a 4.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for NDZ is 9.62 vs. an industry ratio of -0.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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Referenced Stocks: AIR , APOG , HEI , NDZ , ORCL

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