Pre-Market Earnings Report for June 20, 2013 : KR, IHS, RAD, PIR, MEI

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 06/20/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Kroger Company ( KR ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The supermarket company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.88. This value represents a 12.82% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KR has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 25.71%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for KR is 12.82 vs. an industry ratio of 17.90.

IHS Inc. ( IHS ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The business info service company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.69. This value represents a 2.82% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. IHS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for IHS is 41.14 vs. an industry ratio of 26.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.09. This value represents a 800.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RAD and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RAD is 18.41 vs. an industry ratio of -84.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. ( PIR ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The home furnishings company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.19. This value represents a 18.75% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PIR has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PIR is 18.71 vs. an industry ratio of 23.90.

Methode Electronics, Inc. ( MEI ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The electrical connectors company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year MEI has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 350%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MEI is 30.87 vs. an industry ratio of 18.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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