Pre-Market Earnings Report for November 7, 2012 : TWX, ENB, DVN, WLP, CTSH, M, AGU, BDX, PRGO, GOLD, CNP, MPEL

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 11/07/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Time Warner Inc. ( TWX ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The media company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 23 analysts that follow the stock is $0.82. This value represents a 3.80% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TWX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.72%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for TWX is 13.41 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Enbridge Inc ( ENB ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.35. This value represents a 12.90% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ENB is 24.27 vs. an industry ratio of 3.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Devon Energy Corporation ( DVN ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 21 analysts that follow the stock is $0.68. This value represents a -55.84% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for DVN is 18.42 vs. an industry ratio of 21.80.

WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 19 analysts that follow the stock is $1.84. This value represents a 3.95% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WLP is 8.28 vs. an industry ratio of 6.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation ( CTSH ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The business software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 21 analysts that follow the stock is $0.87. This value represents a 19.18% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CTSH has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CTSH is 19.53 vs. an industry ratio of 112.00.

Macy's Inc ( M ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.28. This value represents a -12.50% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year M has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.69%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for M is 12.14 vs. an industry ratio of 15.20.

Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The fertilizers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.81. This value represents a -2.16% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AGU missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -0.54%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AGU is 10.22 vs. an industry ratio of 10.60.

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.40. This value represents a 0.72% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BDX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -0.65%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BDX is 14.29 vs. an industry ratio of 9.30, 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 September 30, 2012. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.24. This value represents a 12.73% 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 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.59%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PRGO is 21.15 vs. an industry ratio of -1.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Randgold Resources Limited ( GOLD ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $1.28. This value represents a -3.03% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for GOLD is 21.44 vs. an industry ratio of 0.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) ( CNP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.34. This value represents a -8.11% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CNP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 8%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CNP is 18.11 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited ( MPEL ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The gaming company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.17. This value represents a -19.05% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MPEL is 21.11 vs. an industry ratio of 4.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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