Pre-Market Earnings Report for November 20, 2013 : LOW, DE, SJM, SPLS, ADT, JCP, NTIC, XNY

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 11/20/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.48. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. LOW missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -3.92%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for LOW is 23.34 vs. an industry ratio of 43.40.

Deere & Company ( DE ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The farm machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.89. This value represents a 8.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. DE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -6.91%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for DE is 9.44 vs. an industry ratio of 15.90.

J.M. Smucker Company ( SJM ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.59. This value represents a 9.66% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SJM 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 SJM is 18.71 vs. an industry ratio of 21.90.

Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a 8.70% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters SPLS had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -5.56%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SPLS is 12.59 vs. an industry ratio of 27.90.

ADT Corporation ( ADT ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The business info service company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.46. This value represents a 6.98% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ADT is 23.37 vs. an industry ratio of 24.80.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company ( JCP ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2013. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-1.86. This value represents a 100.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for JCP is -1.62 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10.

Northern Technologies International Corporation ( NTIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.35. This value represents a 250.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for NTIC is 22.44 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

China Xiniya Fashion Limited ( XNY ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The textile company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.04. This value represents a 75.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year XNY and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for XNY is 4.86 vs. an industry ratio of 24.40.



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