Pre-Market Earnings Report for March 6, 2014 : COST, CNQ, KR, SPLS, JOY, CIEN, PLCE, CEL, BITA, DSGX, NX, FXCM

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 03/06/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2014. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $1.17. This value represents a 6.36% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for COST is 24.10 vs. an industry ratio of 18.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited ( CNQ ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 80.65% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CNQ is 16.97 vs. an industry ratio of 7.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kroger Company ( KR ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The supermarket company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 17.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KR has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for KR is 15.19 vs. an industry ratio of 17.80.

Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.39. This value represents a 15.22% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SPLS is 11.04 vs. an industry ratio of -29.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Joy Global Inc. ( JOY ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.64. This value represents a 51.15% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year JOY has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 17 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for JOY is 16.86 vs. an industry ratio of 18.70.

Ciena Corporation ( CIEN ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The fiber optics company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.01. This value represents a 125.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. CIEN missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2013 by -52.94%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CIEN is 41.17 vs. an industry ratio of 24.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. ( PLCE ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a 18.26% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PLCE has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.28%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PLCE is 17.06 vs. an industry ratio of 3.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Cellcom Israel, Ltd. ( CEL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The wireless (non-us) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a 35.48% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. CEL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -33.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CEL is 16.17 vs. an industry ratio of 7.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Bitauto Holdings Limited ( BITA ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The internet services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.34. This value represents a 41.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BITA 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 BITA is 45.44 vs. an industry ratio of 46.60.

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. ( DSGX ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.03. This value represents a 82.35% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. DSGX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -73.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DSGX is 101.79 vs. an industry ratio of -5.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Quanex Building Products Corporation ( NX ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2014. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.08. This value represents a 52.94% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NX is 51.13 vs. an industry ratio of 12.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

FXCM Inc. ( FXCM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The investment bankers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.09. This value represents a 43.75% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. FXCM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2013 by -57.14%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FXCM is 21.97 vs. an industry ratio of 48.60.



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