Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 21, 2014 : LOW, TGT, HRL, TIF, PETM, EV, BAH, AEO, RAVN, NM, MMYT, TSL

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/21/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.61. This value represents a 24.49% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for LOW is 17.45 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Target Corporation ( TGT ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 33.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TGT has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 54.76%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for TGT is 14.61 vs. an industry ratio of 20.60.

Hormel Foods Corporation ( HRL ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The meat product company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 14.29% increase compared to the same quarter last year. HRL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -4.55%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HRL is 21.62 vs. an industry ratio of 4.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Tiffany & Co. ( TIF ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The jewelry retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 10.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TIF missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -3.29%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for TIF is 21.81 vs. an industry ratio of 24.20.

PetSmart, Inc ( PETM ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.02. This value represents a 4.08% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PETM has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.79%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for PETM is 14.47 vs. an industry ratio of 12.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Eaton Vance Corporation ( EV ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.55. This value represents a 5.77% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EV is 15.38 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50.

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation ( BAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The government services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.32. This value represents a 17.95% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BAH missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -5.71%. The days to cover, as reported in the 4/30/2014 short interest update, increased 159.59% from previous report on 4/15/2014. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BAH is 15.84 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. ( AEO ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.00. This value represents a 100.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AEO has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for AEO is 18.42 vs. an industry ratio of 1.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Raven Industries, Inc. ( RAVN ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.34. This value represents a 10.53% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 13 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for RAVN is 25.24 vs. an industry ratio of 16.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ( NM ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.13. This value represents a 30.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NM is -83.80 vs. an industry ratio of 16.00.

MakeMyTrip Limited ( MMYT ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The internet services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.10. This value represents a 60.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The days to cover, as reported in the 4/30/2014 short interest update, increased 172.27% from previous report on 4/15/2014. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MMYT is -38.61 vs. an industry ratio of 21.40.

Trina Solar Limited ( TSL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The solar company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.01. This value represents a 98.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TSL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -27.78%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for TSL is 12.40 vs. an industry ratio of -0.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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