Pre-Market Earnings Report for November 8, 2012 : DUK, CNQ, MFC, FE, PPL, SLF, KSS, MGA, THI, VMC, AAP, WIN

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 11/08/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.45. This value represents a -3.33% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DUK has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.37%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for DUK is 15.00 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40, 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 September 30, 2012. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.45. This value represents a -30.77% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.33. This value represents a -144.59% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MFC is 9.64 vs. an industry ratio of 16.30.

FirstEnergy Corporation ( FE ) 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 $1.06. This value represents a -20.90% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for FE is 12.82 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40.

PPL Corporation ( PPL ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.68. This value represents a -10.53% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PPL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 27.5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for PPL is 12.21 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40.

Sun Life Financial Inc. ( SLF ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.54. This value represents a -155.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for SLF is 10.78 vs. an industry ratio of 16.30.

Kohl's Corporation ( KSS ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2012. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.87. This value represents a 8.75% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year KSS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KSS is 11.90 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10.

Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.01. This value represents a 7.45% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MGA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -6.93%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for MGA is 8.89 vs. an industry ratio of 3.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Tim Hortons Inc. ( THI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The restaurant company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 15.87% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters THI had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -1.43%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for THI is 18.61 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.17. This value represents a -230.77% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for VMC is -138.51 vs. an industry ratio of -8.30.

Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a -14.18% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AAP is 15.77 vs. an industry ratio of 12.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Windstream Corporation ( WIN ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2012. The wire line company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.13. This value represents a -31.58% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters WIN had negative earnings surprises; The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WIN is 18.51 vs. an industry ratio of -70.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.




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