Pre-Market Earnings Report for January 27, 2014 : CAT, AEP, ROP, RCL, RYN, NVR, HAE, CHFC, RGS, HAFC, BMRC, AUO

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 01/27/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Caterpillar, Inc. ( CAT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.29. This value represents a 11.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CAT is 16.09 vs. an industry ratio of 15.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. ( AEP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 12.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AEP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -5.19%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AEP is 14.88 vs. an industry ratio of 13.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Roper Industries, Inc. ( ROP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The industrial company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.60. This value represents a 8.11% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ROP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.07%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ROP is 24.82 vs. an industry ratio of 22.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The leisure (recreational) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.18. This value represents a 80.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RCL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.27%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for RCL is 20.70 vs. an industry ratio of 18.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rayonier Inc. ( RYN ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.49. This value represents a 16.95% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. RYN missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -6.38%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for RYN is 18.50 vs. an industry ratio of 16.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

NVR, Inc. ( NVR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The building (residential/commercial) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $16.07. This value represents a 34.14% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for NVR is 20.40 vs. an industry ratio of 18.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Haemonetics Corporation ( HAE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.61. This value represents a 22.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HAE has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for HAE is 17.49 vs. an industry ratio of 3.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Chemical Financial Corporation ( CHFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank (midwest) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.48. This value represents a 2.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. CHFC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.08%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CHFC is 15.44 vs. an industry ratio of 14.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Regis Corporation ( RGS ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.01. This value represents a 66.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RGS is 87.19 vs. an industry ratio of 16.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Hanmi Financial Corporation ( HAFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank (west) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.32. This value represents a 27.27% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HAFC is 17.04 vs. an industry ratio of 18.50.

Bank of Marin Bancorp ( BMRC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank (west) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 5.41% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BMRC is 15.36 vs. an industry ratio of 18.50.

AU Optronics Corp ( AUO ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The electrical instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.01. This value represents a 102.04% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AUO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -122.73%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 21 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AUO is 22.92 vs. an industry ratio of 16.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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