Pre-Market Earnings Report for February 5, 2013 : EMR, BP, AGN, ADP, K, ARMH, ETN, ADM, SE, SIRI, BDX, CAH

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 02/05/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 24.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. EMR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -8.64%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for EMR is 16.13 vs. an industry ratio of 11.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $1.05. This value represents a -33.54% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BP is 8.24 vs. an industry ratio of -0.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 23 analysts that follow the stock is $1.19. This value represents a 19.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AGN missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -1.15%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AGN is 25.56 vs. an industry ratio of 15.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 20 analysts that follow the stock is $0.71. This value represents a 4.41% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ADP 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 ADP is 20.77 vs. an industry ratio of 16.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kellogg Company ( K ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.65. This value represents a 1.56% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year K has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for K is 17.61 vs. an industry ratio of 17.80.

ARM Holdings, plc ( ARMH ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The electric company company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a 33.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ARMH 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 ARMH is 75.89 vs. an industry ratio of 6.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Eaton Corporation, PLC ( ETN ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a -12.96% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ETN is 14.17 vs. an industry ratio of 11.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The agriculture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.59. This value represents a 15.69% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ADM is 11.75 vs. an industry ratio of 11.90.

Spectra Energy Corp ( SE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.33. This value represents a -25.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SE is 19.48 vs. an industry ratio of 17.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sirius XM Radio Inc. ( SIRI ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The broadcast (radio/tv) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.02. This value represents a 100.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SIRI has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SIRI is 6.09 vs. an industry ratio of -11.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $1.23. This value represents a 5.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BDX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.65%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BDX is 15.07 vs. an industry ratio of -98.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a 4.94% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CAH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.53%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CAH is 12.76 vs. an industry ratio of -1.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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