Pre-Market Earnings Report for October 2, 2012 : MOS, AYI

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 10/02/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Mosaic Company ( MOS ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The fertilizers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $1.15. This value represents a -1.71% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MOS is 11.45 vs. an industry ratio of 9.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Acuity Brands Inc ( AYI ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.92. This value represents a 16.46% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AYI missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter by -6.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AYI is 20.96 vs. an industry ratio of -1.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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