Pre-Market Earnings Report for April 28, 2014 : NOV, BEN, ECL, GLW, L, CHTR, ROP, CNA, LH, CRI, BWP, CNO

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 04/28/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil field machinery & equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.39. This value represents a 7.75% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NOV is 13.48 vs. an industry ratio of 19.40.

Franklin Resources, Inc. ( BEN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.90. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. BEN missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -6.98%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BEN is 14.29 vs. an industry ratio of 20.70.

Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.74. This value represents a 23.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ECL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -0.95%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ECL is 25.38 vs. an industry ratio of 22.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Corning Incorporated ( GLW ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.30. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year GLW has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.41%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for GLW is 14.41 vs. an industry ratio of 25.80.

Loews Corporation ( L ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.75. This value represents a 11.76% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. L missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -5.48%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for L is 13.97 vs. an industry ratio of 12.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Charter Communications, Inc. ( CHTR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a 135.71% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CHTR is 104.39 vs. an industry ratio of -55.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Roper Industries, Inc. ( ROP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The industrial company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.35. This value represents a 6.30% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ROP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.07%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ROP is 21.35 vs. an industry ratio of 21.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

CNA Financial Corporation ( CNA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.83. This value represents a 3.49% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CNA has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 45.88%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CNA is 12.07 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings ( LH ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.60. This value represents a 8.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for LH is 15.01 vs. an industry ratio of 11.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Carter's, Inc. ( CRI ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The shoes & retail apparel company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.71. This value represents a 10.13% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CRI 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 CRI is 19.00 vs. an industry ratio of 17.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. ( BWP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.32. This value represents a 23.81% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters BWP had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -3.23%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BWP is 19.25 vs. an industry ratio of 54.70.

CNO Financial Group, Inc. ( CNO ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.28. This value represents a 33.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CNO 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 CNO is 14.34 vs. an industry ratio of 12.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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