Pre-Market Earnings Report for January 24, 2014 : PG, BMY, HON, KMB, STT, COV, GWW, XRX, KSU, SWK, PB, FNFG

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 01/24/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The cleaning company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.20. This value represents a 1.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PG 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 PG is 18.56 vs. an industry ratio of 19.70.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a 10.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BMY has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BMY is 31.50 vs. an industry ratio of 17.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.22. This value represents a 10.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HON 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 HON is 18.40 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The consumer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.40. This value represents a 2.19% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KMB has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.86%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KMB is 18.50 vs. an industry ratio of 17.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

State Street Corporation ( STT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.19. This value represents a 7.21% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year STT 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 STT is 16.37 vs. an industry ratio of 13.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Covidien plc. ( COV ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a 14.55% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year COV has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.11%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for COV is 17.02 vs. an industry ratio of 3.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. ( GWW ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The industrial services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $2.63. This value represents a 8.68% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GWW is 22.69 vs. an industry ratio of 14.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Xerox Corporation ( XRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The office automation company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.29. This value represents a 3.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year XRX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for XRX is 11.06 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60.

Kansas City Southern ( KSU ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The transportation (rail) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.10. This value represents a 20.88% increase compared to the same quarter last year. KSU missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -0.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KSU is 28.89 vs. an industry ratio of 18.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ( SWK ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.30. This value represents a 5.11% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SWK has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 0.72%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SWK is 16.35 vs. an industry ratio of 18.70.

Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. ( PB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank (southwest) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.91. This value represents a 7.06% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PB 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 PB is 17.50 vs. an industry ratio of 22.90.

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. ( FNFG ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The savings & loan company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a 5.26% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FNFG 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 FNFG is 13.97 vs. an industry ratio of 31.10.



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