Pre-Market Earnings Report for December 6, 2013 : BNS, AEO, BIG, FGP, GCO

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 12/06/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The bank (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $1.26. This value represents a 5.88% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BNS is 12.19 vs. an industry ratio of 10.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. ( AEO ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.18. This value represents a 56.10% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AEO 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 AEO is 18.98 vs. an industry ratio of 40.20.

Big Lots, Inc. ( BIG ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.08. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BIG 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 BIG is 12.64 vs. an industry ratio of 20.60.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. ( FGP ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.17. This value represents a 22.73% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for FGP is 26.06 vs. an industry ratio of 21.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Genesco Inc. ( GCO ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.37. This value represents a 4.86% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. GCO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -9.68%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for GCO is 13.82 vs. an industry ratio of 40.20.




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