After-Hours Earnings Report for September 5, 2012 : HRB, PAY, MW, VRNT, ABM, HWD, KFY, NDZ, STEI, AVAV, MTRX, SEAC

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The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 09/05/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The business services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.37. This value represents a -5.13% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HRB is 10.25 vs. an industry ratio of -22.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Verifone Systems, Inc. ( PAY ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 55.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PAY has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for PAY is 14.97 vs. an industry ratio of 4.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Men's Wearhouse, Inc. ( MW ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.12. This value represents a 0.90% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MW missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -5.45%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MW is 11.59 vs. an industry ratio of 18.80.

Verint Systems Inc. ( VRNT ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.38. This value represents a -17.39% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year VRNT has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for VRNT is 13.36 vs. an industry ratio of 4.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

ABM Industries Incorporated ( ABM ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The building maintenance & services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a -17.65% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ABM has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. The days to cover, as reported in the 8/15/2012 12:00:00 AM short interest update, increased246.034008419238 from previous report on7/31/2012 12:00:00 AM Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ABM is 14.43 vs. an industry ratio of 17.30.

Harry Winston Diamond Corporation ( HWD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a 25.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HWD is 16.40 vs. an industry ratio of -5.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Korn/Ferry International ( KFY ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The staffing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.18. This value represents a -45.45% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KFY is 18.62 vs. an industry ratio of 6.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Nordion Inc. ( NDZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.19. This value represents a 72.73% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for NDZ is 18.42 vs. an industry ratio of -43.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Stewart Enterprises, Inc. ( STEI ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The funeral services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.09. This value represents a 28.57% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters STEI had negative earnings surprises; The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 44 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for STEI is 18.33 vs. an industry ratio of -8.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AeroVironment, Inc. ( AVAV ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.03. This value represents a -400.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AVAV missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter by -36.59%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AVAV is 16.68 vs. an industry ratio of 15.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Matrix Service Company ( MTRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The oil field machinery & equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a -4.76% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters MTRX had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -9.52%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MTRX is 14.80 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

SeaChange International, Inc. ( SEAC ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.06. This value represents a -33.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 14 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SEAC is 22.19 vs. an industry ratio of 34.90.



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