After-Hours Earnings Report for February 4, 2014 : GILD, AFL, EQR, AMP, CERN, CHRW, UNM, MAC, GNW, GAS, CVD, AXS

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 02/04/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. ( GILD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.49. This value represents a 2.08% increase compared to the same quarter last year. GILD missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -4.26%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GILD is 41.27 vs. an industry ratio of 4.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.39. This value represents a 6.08% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AFL has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AFL is 9.84 vs. an industry ratio of 15.60.

Equity Residential ( EQR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.76. This value represents a 1.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. EQR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.54%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for EQR is 19.30 vs. an industry ratio of -5.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ( AMP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.82. This value represents a 6.43% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AMP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 10.4%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AMP is 14.50 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00.

Cerner Corporation ( CERN ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical information systems company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.34. This value represents a 9.68% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CERN has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CERN is 42.82 vs. an industry ratio of 65.40.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. ( CHRW ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The transportation services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.68. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CHRW is 21.30 vs. an industry ratio of 69.90.

Unum Group ( UNM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.84. This value represents a 2.44% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year UNM has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.66%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UNM is 9.31 vs. an industry ratio of 15.60.

Macerich Company ( MAC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.93. This value represents a 3.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MAC has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.61%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MAC is 15.88 vs. an industry ratio of 14.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Genworth Financial Inc ( GNW ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.30. This value represents a 11.76% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters GNW had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -7.69%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GNW is 12.88 vs. an industry ratio of 18.70.

AGL Resources, Inc. ( GAS ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The gas distribution company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.91. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GAS is 16.76 vs. an industry ratio of 14.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Covance Inc. ( CVD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.84. This value represents a 15.07% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CVD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.75%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CVD is 29.18 vs. an industry ratio of 15.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Axis Capital Holdings Limited ( AXS ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.49. This value represents a 463.41% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AXS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -27.12%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AXS is 7.97 vs. an industry ratio of 12.50.



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