Pre-Market Earnings Report for November 1, 2012 : XOM, PFE, EPD, ABX, BCE, APA, EXC, TEVA, ADP, SE, K, MPC

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 11/01/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.96. This value represents a -7.98% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters XOM had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -7.69%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for XOM is 11.74 vs. an industry ratio of -0.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.52. This value represents a -16.13% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PFE has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 12.73%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for PFE is 11.56 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.60. This value represents a 9.09% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EPD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 8.47%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for EPD is 21.03 vs. an industry ratio of 25.40.

Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.97. This value represents a -29.71% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ABX is 9.63 vs. an industry ratio of 0.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

BCE, Inc. ( BCE ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The diversified company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.78. This value represents a -14.29% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BCE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -3.08%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BCE is 13.31 vs. an industry ratio of 9.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Apache Corporation ( APA ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 22 analysts that follow the stock is $2.27. This value represents a -23.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for APA is 8.29 vs. an industry ratio of 42.80.

Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.72. This value represents a -35.71% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for EXC is 12.91 vs. an industry ratio of 13.50.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited ( TEVA ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The medical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 19 analysts that follow the stock is $1.25. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. TEVA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -0.78%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for TEVA is 7.54 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 20 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 1.64% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ADP has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ADP is 19.86 vs. an industry ratio of -47.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Spectra Energy Corp ( SE ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.31. This value represents a -18.42% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters SE had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -8.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SE is 18.37 vs. an industry ratio of 21.70.

Kellogg Company ( K ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 1.25% increase compared to the same quarter last year. K missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -10.11%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for K is 16.03 vs. an industry ratio of 44.20.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $3.29. This value represents a 4.11% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MPC is 6.12 vs. an industry ratio of 18.30.



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