Pre-Market Earnings Report for December 4, 2012 : BMO, AZO, TOL, MTN, BIG, PBY, FHCO

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 12/04/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Bank Of Montreal ( BMO ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The bank (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.42. This value represents a 13.60% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BMO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -3.1%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BMO is 10.44 vs. an industry ratio of 11.00.

AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $5.40. This value represents a 15.38% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AZO 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 AZO is 13.91 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Toll Brothers Inc. ( TOL ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The building (residential/commercial) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.23. This value represents a 155.56% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TOL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter by -166.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for TOL is 46.82 vs. an industry ratio of 23.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Vail Resorts, Inc. ( MTN ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The leisure (recreational) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $-1.60. This value represents a 3.90% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 14 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MTN is 37.55 vs. an industry ratio of 21.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Big Lots, Inc. ( BIG ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.24. This value represents a -500.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters BIG had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -12.2%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BIG is 10.06 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00.

Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack ( PBY ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.17. This value represents a 30.77% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 13 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PBY is 25.78 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Female Health Company ( FHCO ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The cosmetic & toiletries company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.11. This value represents a 57.14% increase compared to the same quarter last year. FHCO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -36.36%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for FHCO is 20.57 vs. an industry ratio of 17.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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Referenced Stocks: AZO , BIG , BMO , FHCO , MTN , PBY , TOL

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