After-Hours Earnings Report for September 27, 2012 : ACN, NKE, MU, RIMM, GPN, AZZ, IDT, ZZ, RLGT

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 09/27/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Accenture plc. ( ACN ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The consulting company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 19 analysts that follow the stock is $0.88. This value represents a -3.30% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ACN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.04%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ACN is 16.80 vs. an industry ratio of 19.70.

Nike, Inc. ( NKE ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The shoes & retail apparel company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.12. This value represents a -17.65% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. NKE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -14.6%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for NKE is 18.47 vs. an industry ratio of 28.50.

Micron Technology, Inc. ( MU ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The semiconductor company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 25 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.22. This value represents a 69.23% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters MU had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -68.42%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MU is -5.88 vs. an industry ratio of 23.20.

Research in Motion Limited ( RIMM ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The wireless equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 32 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.46. This value represents a -157.50% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters RIMM had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -640%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for RIMM is -4.73 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10.

Global Payments Inc. ( GPN ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The financial transactions company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 21 analysts that follow the stock is $0.87. This value represents a -1.14% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GPN 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 GPN is 11.95 vs. an industry ratio of 15.90.

AZZ Incorporated ( AZZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The electrical instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.52. This value represents a 36.84% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AZZ has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AZZ is 16.95 vs. an industry ratio of 9.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

IDT Corporation ( IDT ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The diversified company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.12. This value represents a 1100.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. IDT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -96.55%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for IDT is 62.12 vs. an industry ratio of 9.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sealy Corporation ( ZZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The furniture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.03. This value represents a -25.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. ZZ missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -1500%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 33 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ZZ is 42.80 vs. an industry ratio of 21.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Radiant Logistics, Inc. ( RLGT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.01. RLGT reported earnings of $0.04 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a a decrease of -75.00%.



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