Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 4, 2014 : CAH, KORS, L, CNA, HSIC, RLGY, SNH, BWP, KOS, ISIS, ALR, NHI

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/04/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 2.53% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CAH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CAH is 18.76 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Michael Kors Holdings Limited ( KORS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The textile company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 32.79% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KORS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 14.71%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for KORS is 20.79 vs. an industry ratio of 24.30.

Loews Corporation ( L ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.67. This value represents a 2.90% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for L is 14.19 vs. an industry ratio of 12.00, 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 June 30, 2014. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.82. This value represents a 9.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. CNA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -15.66%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CNA is 11.22 vs. an industry ratio of 13.30.

Henry Schein, Inc. ( HSIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.33. This value represents a 8.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HSIC has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.42%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HSIC is 21.65 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Realogy Holdings Corp. ( RLGY ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The real estate company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.55. This value represents a 35.29% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. RLGY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -47.37%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RLGY is 30.38 vs. an industry ratio of 15.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Senior Housing Properties Trust ( SNH ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a 4.76% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SNH is 12.92 vs. an industry ratio of 16.00.

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. ( BWP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a 46.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BWP is 19.75 vs. an industry ratio of 29.00.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. ( KOS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The international company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.11. This value represents a 283.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. KOS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -200%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for KOS is 38.52 vs. an industry ratio of 93.60.

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ISIS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.12. This value represents a 33.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters ISIS had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -17.39%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ISIS is -44.27 vs. an industry ratio of 4.70.

Alere Inc. ( ALR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.58. This value represents a 1.69% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ALR and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ALR is 16.88 vs. an industry ratio of -0.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

National Health Investors, Inc. ( NHI ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.05. This value represents a 20.69% increase compared to the same quarter last year. NHI missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.14%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NHI is 14.20 vs. an industry ratio of 16.00.



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