Pre-Market Earnings Report for April 2, 2014 : MON, AYI, UNF, OMN

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

Monsanto Company ( MON ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2014. The agriculture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $3.09. This value represents a 13.19% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MON missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -9.3%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MON is 21.67 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2014. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.83. This value represents a 33.87% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AYI has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for AYI is 31.72 vs. an industry ratio of 257.50.

Unifirst Corporation ( UNF ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2014. The uniform company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.39. This value represents a 4.51% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year UNF has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for UNF is 18.63 vs. an industry ratio of 20.40.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. ( OMN ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2014. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.05. This value represents a 66.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for OMN is 15.49 vs. an industry ratio of 21.00.



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Referenced Stocks: MON , AYI , UNF , OMN

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