After-Hours Earnings Report for October 15, 2012 : BRO, PKG, ICUI, WDFC, OCZ, SAR

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 10/15/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Brown & Brown, Inc. ( BRO ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The insurance brokers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.35. This value represents a 9.37% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BRO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -6.45%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BRO is 20.83 vs. an industry ratio of 18.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Packaging Corporation of America ( PKG ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The construction company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 30.23% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PKG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.52%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for PKG is 17.25 vs. an industry ratio of 6.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

ICU Medical, Inc. ( ICUI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.69. This value represents a 6.15% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ICUI and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 18 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ICUI is 22.69 vs. an industry ratio of -10.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

WD-40 Company ( WDFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 14.75% increase compared to the same quarter last year. WDFC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -6.56%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WDFC is 22.01 vs. an industry ratio of 13.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

OCZ Technology Group Inc ( OCZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The computer storage company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.18. This value represents a 350.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for OCZ is -2.63 vs. an industry ratio of -6.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Saratoga Investment Corp ( SAR ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The financial services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.48. This value represents a -42.17% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters SAR had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -23.26%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SAR is 9.54 vs. an industry ratio of 11.90.



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