Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 23, 2013 : UTX, MO, UPS, DD, LMT, ITW, TRV, FCX, PCAR, APD, VLO, RF

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/23/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

United Technologies Corporation ( UTX ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.56. This value represents a 1.27% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. UTX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.54%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UTX is 16.77 vs. an industry ratio of 15.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Altria Group ( MO ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The tobacco company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 6.78% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MO 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 MO is 15.48 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The transportation company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.13. This value represents a 1.74% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UPS is 18.47 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.27. This value represents a 14.19% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. DD missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.35%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DD is 15.04 vs. an industry ratio of 13.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.21. This value represents a 7.14% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. LMT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for LMT is 12.84 vs. an industry ratio of 14.10.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. ( ITW ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.09. This value represents a 1.80% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. ITW missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -1.11%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ITW is 17.29 vs. an industry ratio of 15.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $1.58. This value represents a 25.40% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TRV missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -8.03%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for TRV is 11.24 vs. an industry ratio of 14.50.

Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold, Inc. ( FCX ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 44.59% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FCX is 9.92 vs. an industry ratio of -4.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

PACCAR Inc. ( PCAR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The auto (domestic) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.75. This value represents a 9.64% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. PCAR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.47%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PCAR is 18.35 vs. an industry ratio of -20.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.36. This value represents a 3.55% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. APD missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -1.39%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for APD is 17.60 vs. an industry ratio of 13.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a 37.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year VLO has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 16.83%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for VLO is 7.71 vs. an industry ratio of 22.60.

Regions Financial Corporation ( RF ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The banks (southeast) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a 5.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RF has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 15%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for RF is 11.76 vs. an industry ratio of 19.80.



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