Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 29, 2014 : COST, PLL, ANF, SAFM, QSII, DSGX, THR, MOD, FRED, SBLK, DXLG, SOL

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/29/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2014. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.09. This value represents a 4.81% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for COST is 24.59 vs. an industry ratio of 20.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pall Corporation ( PLL ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The pollution control company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.83. This value represents a 12.16% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PLL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PLL is 25.41 vs. an industry ratio of -36.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company ( ANF ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 19 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.18. This value represents a 100.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for ANF is 15.67 vs. an industry ratio of -0.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The meat product company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.64. This value represents a 54.72% increase compared to the same quarter last year. SAFM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -15.81%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SAFM is 11.42 vs. an industry ratio of 4.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Quality Systems, Inc. ( QSII ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The medical information systems company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a 23.81% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for QSII is 23.93 vs. an industry ratio of 68.20.

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. ( DSGX ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.06. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. DSGX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -73.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for DSGX is 51.31 vs. an industry ratio of -0.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. ( THR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The industrial company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.31. This value represents a 72.22% increase compared to the same quarter last year. THR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -28%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for THR is 19.44 vs. an industry ratio of 23.80.

Modine Manufacturing Company ( MOD ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.10. This value represents a 44.44% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MOD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 166.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MOD is 22.86 vs. an industry ratio of 12.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Fred's, Inc. ( FRED ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a 35.48% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FRED has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for FRED is 23.90 vs. an industry ratio of 20.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. ( SBLK ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.05. This value represents a 90.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters SBLK had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -14.29%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SBLK is 17.92 vs. an industry ratio of -14.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Destination XL Group, Inc. ( DXLG ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2014. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.06. This value represents a 220.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DXLG and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 21 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for DXLG is -39.07 vs. an industry ratio of -0.80.

Renesola Ltd. ( SOL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The solar company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.05. This value represents a 88.89% increase compared to the same quarter last year. SOL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -15.38%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SOL is 12.50 vs. an industry ratio of -0.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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