Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 24, 2014 : MMM, UNP, BMY, LLY, CELG, F, CAT, GM, PCP, ALXN, POT, RTN

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/24/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

3M Company ( MMM ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.91. This value represents a 11.70% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MMM 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 MMM is 19.40 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The transportation (rail) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.42. This value represents a 20.34% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year UNP has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for UNP is 18.74 vs. an industry ratio of 21.40.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year BMY 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 BMY is 27.75 vs. an industry ratio of 26.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Eli Lilly and Company ( LLY ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.66. This value represents a 43.10% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LLY 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 LLY is 22.84 vs. an industry ratio of 26.40.

Celgene Corporation ( CELG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 10.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. CELG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CELG is 27.25 vs. an industry ratio of 3.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Ford Motor Company ( F ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The auto (domestic) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.37. This value represents a 17.78% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. F missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -21.87%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for F is 13.50 vs. an industry ratio of 399.70.

Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.50. This value represents a 3.45% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CAT is 17.84 vs. an industry ratio of 18.80.

General Motors Company ( GM ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The auto (domestic) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 8.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters GM had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -6.45%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for GM is 12.76 vs. an industry ratio of 399.70.

Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The metal processing & fabrication company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $3.35. This value represents a 16.32% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for PCP is 18.35 vs. an industry ratio of 17.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ALXN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.99. This value represents a 52.31% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ALXN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 29.36%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ALXN is 36.92 vs. an industry ratio of 3.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. ( POT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The fertilizers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a 39.73% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for POT is 21.61 vs. an industry ratio of 25.60.

Raytheon Company ( RTN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The military company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.59. This value represents a 3.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RTN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.25%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RTN is 13.98 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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