Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 31, 2014 : XOM, COP, MA, OXY, EPD, CL, MCK, DTV, TWC, VRX, ADP, APA

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/31/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.91. This value represents a 23.23% increase compared to the same quarter last year. XOM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -17.99%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for XOM is 13.04 vs. an industry ratio of 14.70.

ConocoPhillips ( COP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.60. This value represents a 13.48% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year COP 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 COP is 12.83 vs. an industry ratio of 16.10.

Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The financial transactions company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 10.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MA is 25.13 vs. an industry ratio of -87.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.75. This value represents a 10.76% increase compared to the same quarter last year. OXY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.86%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for OXY is 13.59 vs. an industry ratio of 16.10.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 12.31% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EPD is 24.76 vs. an industry ratio of 30.20.

Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The cleaning company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 4.29% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CL has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CL is 22.19 vs. an industry ratio of 19.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) 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 $2.34. This value represents a 13.04% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MCK missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -21.62%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for MCK is 17.96 vs. an industry ratio of 13.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

DIRECTV ( DTV ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $1.52. This value represents a 28.81% increase compared to the same quarter last year. DTV missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -8.53%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DTV is 14.72 vs. an industry ratio of -66.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Time Warner Cable Inc ( TWC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The cable tv company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.93. This value represents a 14.20% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TWC has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.95%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for TWC is 19.02 vs. an industry ratio of 32.20.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ( VRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.91. This value represents a 51.59% increase compared to the same quarter last year. VRX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.56%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 13 days.The days to cover, as reported in the 7/15/2014 short interest update, increased 160.73% from previous report on 6/30/2014. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for VRX is 14.28 vs. an industry ratio of 13.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 12.50% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ADP is 26.07 vs. an industry ratio of 17.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Apache Corporation ( APA ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.68. This value represents a 16.42% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for APA is 14.54 vs. an industry ratio of 51.20.



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