Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 9, 2012 : CNQ, MFC, SLF, KSS, GOLD, THI, WIN, AAP, RGLD, MKL, BR, CAE

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/09/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited ( CNQ ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a -21.52% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CNQ is 13.47 vs. an industry ratio of 999.00.

Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.10. This value represents a -62.96% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters MFC had negative earnings surprises; Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MFC is 8.65 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10.

Sun Life Financial Inc. ( SLF ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a -18.42% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SLF missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -35.71%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SLF is 8.17 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10.

Kohl's Corporation ( KSS ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.96. This value represents a -11.93% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KSS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KSS is 11.10 vs. an industry ratio of 11.90.

Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.19. This value represents a -2.46% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for GOLD is 16.99 vs. an industry ratio of -7.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Tim Hortons Inc. ( THI ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The restaurant company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 12.90% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters THI had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -3.39%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for THI is 19.65 vs. an industry ratio of 21.80.

Windstream Corporation ( WIN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The wire line company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.12. This value represents a -36.84% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters WIN had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -18.75%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WIN is 19.73 vs. an industry ratio of 1.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.40. This value represents a -4.11% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AAP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter by -2.72%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AAP is 12.51 vs. an industry ratio of 2.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.43. This value represents a 10.26% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters RGLD had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -10.2%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for RGLD is 46.32 vs. an industry ratio of -7.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Markel Corporation ( MKL ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $3.67. This value represents a 18.01% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MKL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -22.64%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MKL is 25.32 vs. an industry ratio of 11.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. ( BR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.98. This value represents a 4.26% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BR has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BR is 13.75 vs. an industry ratio of 11.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

CAE Inc ( CAE ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a -5.88% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CAE has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CAE is 13.45 vs. an industry ratio of 14.80.



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