Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 2, 2013 : STZ, AYI, GBX, ZEP

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/02/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Constellation Brands Inc ( STZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The alcohol company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 2.50% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year STZ has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.44%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for STZ is 18.16 vs. an industry ratio of 21.60.

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.90. This value represents a 9.76% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AYI is 23.45 vs. an industry ratio of 4.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. ( GBX ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The transportation company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.53. This value represents a 13.11% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. GBX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -45.61%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GBX is 12.43 vs. an industry ratio of 5.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Zep Inc. ( ZEP ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The cleaning company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 5.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ZEP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -11.43%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ZEP is 13.65 vs. an industry ratio of 18.70.



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