Pre-Market Earnings Report for January 3, 2013 : FDO, WOR, UNF

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 01/03/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 19 analysts that follow the stock is $0.74. This value represents a 8.82% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FDO 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 FDO is 14.92 vs. an industry ratio of 17.80.

Worthington Industries, Inc. ( WOR ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The metal processing & fabrication company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 36.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WOR 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 WOR is 12.87 vs. an industry ratio of 35.20.

Unifirst Corporation ( UNF ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The uniform company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.33. This value represents a 2.31% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year UNF has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 10.78%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UNF is 15.21 vs. an industry ratio of 14.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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