Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 7, 2013 : EMR, EOG, DTV, HCN, FE, DISCA, PRGO, CHTR, HFC, NRG, TAP, HSIC

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/07/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.78. This value represents a 5.41% increase compared to the same quarter last year. EMR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2012 by -8.64%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for EMR is 15.87 vs. an industry ratio of 10.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

EOG Resources, Inc. ( EOG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 20 analysts that follow the stock is $1.13. This value represents a 3.42% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EOG 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 EOG is 21.12 vs. an industry ratio of 6.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

DIRECTV ( DTV ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.06. This value represents a 0.93% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DTV is 11.94 vs. an industry ratio of 5.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Health Care REIT, Inc. ( HCN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.91. This value represents a 4.60% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HCN 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 HCN is 19.76 vs. an industry ratio of 15.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

FirstEnergy Corporation ( FE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.68. This value represents a 17.07% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FE is 15.10 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Discovery Communications, Inc. ( DISCA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The broadcast (radio/tv) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.66. This value represents a 15.79% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DISCA is 23.57 vs. an industry ratio of 17.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.44. This value represents a 2.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PRGO has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.82%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PRGO is 21.18 vs. an industry ratio of 9.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Charter Communications, Inc. ( CHTR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.71. This value represents a 25.26% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The days to cover, as reported in the 4/15/2013 short interest update, increased 224.94% from previous report on 3/28/2013. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CHTR is -51.28 vs. an industry ratio of 5.90.

HollyFrontier Corporation ( HFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.77. This value represents a 52.59% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HFC is 7.32 vs. an industry ratio of 17.50.

NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.30. This value represents a 67.39% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for NRG is 31.38 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Molson Coors Brewing Company ( TAP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The alcohol company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.35. This value represents a 25.53% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TAP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.81%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for TAP is 12.83 vs. an industry ratio of 22.00.

Henry Schein, Inc. ( HSIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.07. This value represents a 9.18% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HSIC has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.13%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for HSIC is 18.63 vs. an industry ratio of 8.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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