Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 6, 2014 : EMR, DTV, BCE, HCP, MMP, ZTS, FE, AME, DISCA, NRG, HFC, HSIC

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/06/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.82. This value represents a 6.49% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EMR is 18.01 vs. an industry ratio of 10.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

DIRECTV ( DTV ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.49. This value represents a 24.17% 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 13.33 vs. an industry ratio of 27.70.

BCE, Inc. ( BCE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The diversified company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.71. This value represents a 7.79% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BCE is 15.51 vs. an industry ratio of 13.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.74. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. HCP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.7%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HCP is 13.93 vs. an industry ratio of 11.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. ( MMP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.68. This value represents a 33.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MMP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -6.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MMP is 25.99 vs. an industry ratio of -341.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Zoetis Inc. ( ZTS ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.37. This value represents a 2.78% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ZTS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.86%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ZTS is 20.03 vs. an industry ratio of 13.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

FirstEnergy Corporation ( FE ) 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 $0.41. This value represents a 46.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FE 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 FE is 12.73 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

AMTEK, Inc. ( AME ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electrical test equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 5.66% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AME 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 AME is 22.52 vs. an industry ratio of 23.80.

Discovery Communications, Inc. ( DISCA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The broadcast (radio/tv) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.71. This value represents a 12.70% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DISCA is 20.71 vs. an industry ratio of 15.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.12. This value represents a 67.57% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NRG is 21.80 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

HollyFrontier Corporation ( HFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 52.76% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HFC is 12.05 vs. an industry ratio of 21.90.

Henry Schein, Inc. ( HSIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2014. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.13. This value represents a 6.60% increase compared to the same quarter last year. HSIC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -0.93%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HSIC is 21.26 vs. an industry ratio of 10.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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