Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 30, 2012 : TD, CM, CIEN, JOSB, BRLI, MEI, GROW, ZA, CSUN

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/30/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Toronto Dominion Bank ( TD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The bank (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.79. This value represents a 1.70% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.87%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for TD is 11.40 vs. an industry ratio of 9.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The bank (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.92. This value represents a -1.54% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. CM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -2.69%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 20 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CM is 10.02 vs. an industry ratio of 9.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

CIENA Corporation ( CIEN ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The fiber optics company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.13. This value represents a -262.50% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CIEN is -42.65 vs. an industry ratio of 17.70.

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. ( JOSB ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a -1.35% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 20 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for JOSB is 11.10 vs. an industry ratio of 18.60.

Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. ( BRLI ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a 16.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BRLI has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.13%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 36 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BRLI is 18.91 vs. an industry ratio of -10.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Methode Electronics, Inc. ( MEI ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The electrical connectors company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.06. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MEI is 16.09 vs. an industry ratio of 16.70.

U.S. Global Investors, Inc. ( GROW ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.04. This value represents a -63.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters GROW had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -57.14%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for GROW is 35.87 vs. an industry ratio of 20.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Zuoan Fashion Limited ( ZA ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The shoes & retail apparel company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.09. This value represents a -64.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ZA and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the Price to Earnings ratio for ZA is 0.00 vs. an industry ratio of 26.20.

China Sunergy Co., Ltd. ( CSUN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The solar company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-1.12. This value represents a -1.75% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters CSUN had negative earnings surprises; The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 35 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CSUN is -0.43 vs. an industry ratio of -9.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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