Pre-Market Earnings Report for April 30, 2014 : TWX, PSX, NEE, D, SO, ADP, ACT, EXC, TRI, HES, WLP, CVE

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 04/30/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Time Warner Inc. ( TWX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The media company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.88. This value represents a 7.32% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TWX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.74%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for TWX is 16.56 vs. an industry ratio of 19.40.

Phillips 66 ( PSX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.34. This value represents a 38.81% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PSX is 11.76 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.09. This value represents a 2.68% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. NEE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.04%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NEE is 18.35 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.96. This value represents a 15.66% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for D is 20.55 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Southern Company ( SO ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.55. This value represents a 12.24% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SO is 16.91 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.08. This value represents a 9.09% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ADP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.75%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ADP is 23.87 vs. an industry ratio of 34.10.

Actavis, Inc. ( ACT ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The medical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $3.29. This value represents a 65.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ACT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -0.48%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ACT is 15.12 vs. an industry ratio of 6.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.72. This value represents a 1.41% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EXC is 15.21 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The technology services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.39. This value represents a 2.63% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TRI missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -58%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 15 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for TRI is 18.24 vs. an industry ratio of 29.50.

Hess Corporation ( HES ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.01. This value represents a 48.21% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters HES had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -11.93%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HES is 18.56 vs. an industry ratio of 15.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $2.12. This value represents a 27.89% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WLP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.16%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for WLP is 11.29 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10.

Cenovus Energy Inc ( CVE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.45. This value represents a 2.27% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CVE is 18.35 vs. an industry ratio of 11.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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