Pre-Market Earnings Report for April 25, 2013 : XOM, MMM, MO, COP, BMY, OXY, UPS, CL, CELG, BIIB, DOW, D

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 04/25/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.04. This value represents a 2.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for XOM is 11.29 vs. an industry ratio of 2.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

3M Company ( MMM ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.65. This value represents a 3.77% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MMM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.6%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MMM is 15.72 vs. an industry ratio of 14.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Altria Group ( MO ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The tobacco company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.53. This value represents a 8.16% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MO has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. The days to cover, as reported in the 3/28/2013 short interest update, increased 147.56% from previous report on 3/15/2013. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MO is 14.87 vs. an industry ratio of 13.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

ConocoPhillips ( COP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.41. This value represents a 30.20% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. COP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -2.88%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for COP is 10.56 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 35.94% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BMY is 23.11 vs. an industry ratio of 16.00, 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 March 31, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.57. This value represents a 18.23% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. OXY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.52%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for OXY is 11.54 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20.

United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The transportation company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $1.01. This value represents a 1.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UPS is 16.78 vs. an industry ratio of 14.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The cleaning company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.32. This value represents a 6.45% 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 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CL is 21.27 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Celgene Corporation ( CELG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.24. This value represents a 25.25% increase compared to the same quarter last year. CELG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -2.94%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CELG is 24.75 vs. an industry ratio of -8.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Biogen Idec Inc. ( BIIB ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.57. This value represents a 12.95% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BIIB is 27.74 vs. an industry ratio of -8.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.60. This value represents a 1.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DOW is 13.65 vs. an industry ratio of 14.60.

Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.89. This value represents a 4.71% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for D is 17.94 vs. an industry ratio of 7.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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