Pre-Market Earnings Report for March 19, 2013 : FDS, DSW, WAC, RNF, RTK, SVNT, SBLK

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 03/19/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. ( FDS ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2013. The business info service company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $1.12. This value represents a 6.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FDS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.7%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 14 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FDS is 21.82 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

DSW Inc. ( DSW ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.72. This value represents a 41.18% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DSW has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 14.61%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DSW is 20.00 vs. an industry ratio of -17.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Walter Investment Management Corp. ( WAC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.53. This value represents a 960.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WAC is 17.75 vs. an industry ratio of 15.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. ( RNF ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The fertilizers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 28.07% increase compared to the same quarter last year. RNF missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.39%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for RNF is 12.50 vs. an industry ratio of 8.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rentech, Inc. ( RTK ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.02. RTK reported earnings of $-0.04 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a a decrease of -150.00%. Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc ( SVNT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.47. This value represents a 6.82% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 40 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SVNT is -0.51 vs. an industry ratio of -11.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. ( SBLK ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.47. This value represents a 21.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SBLK has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 18.6%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SBLK is -3.24 vs. an industry ratio of -2.00.



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Referenced Stocks: DSW , FDS , RNF , RTK , SBLK , SVNT , WAC

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