Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 2, 2014 : CVX, CVS, TRP, MMC, SRE, EL, SWN, BPL, NWL, PCYC, GIL, PNW

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/02/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Chevron Corporation ( CVX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $2.53. This value represents a 20.44% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CVX is 11.53 vs. an industry ratio of 13.80.

CVS Corporation ( CVS ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.05. This value represents a 26.51% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CVS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 0.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CVS is 16.27 vs. an industry ratio of 65.70.

TransCanada Corporation ( TRP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.57. This value represents a 11.76% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for TRP is 19.93 vs. an industry ratio of 33.70.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The insurance brokers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 10.96% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MMC 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 MMC is 17.61 vs. an industry ratio of 41.70.

Sempra Energy ( SRE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The gas distribution company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a 3.09% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SRE is 22.16 vs. an industry ratio of 17.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. ( EL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The cosmetic & toiletries company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.55. This value represents a 22.22% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.83%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EL is 25.37 vs. an industry ratio of 22.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Southwestern Energy Company ( SWN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 20 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SWN 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 SWN is 20.20 vs. an industry ratio of 52.90.

Buckeye Partners L.P. ( BPL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.95. This value represents a 10.47% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BPL is 19.95 vs. an industry ratio of -332.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. ( NWL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The consumer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.32. This value represents a 8.57% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year NWL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NWL is 15.28 vs. an industry ratio of 18.10.

Pharmacyclics, Inc. ( PCYC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.09. This value represents a 112.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. PCYC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -942.86%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PCYC is -155.05 vs. an industry ratio of 13.10.

Gildan Activewear, Inc. ( GIL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The textile company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 6.78% increase compared to the same quarter last year. GIL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.19%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for GIL is 16.66 vs. an industry ratio of 23.80.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation ( PNW ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.13. This value represents a 40.91% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PNW has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 15.79%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PNW is 15.08 vs. an industry ratio of 21.70.



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