Pre-Market Earnings Report for October 29, 2013 : PFE, OXY, LYB, BP, ECL, JCI, TRI, AGN, ADM, CMI, APD, AET

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 10/29/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Pfizer, Inc. ( PFE ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 5.66% increase compared to the same quarter last year. PFE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.82%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PFE is 14.11 vs. an industry ratio of 16.50.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.91. This value represents a 12.35% increase compared to the same quarter last year. OXY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -1.86%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for OXY is 13.70 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.59. This value represents a 16.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for LYB is 12.50 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00.

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.00. This value represents a 38.27% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -21.1%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BP is 9.64 vs. an industry ratio of 4.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.01. This value represents a 16.09% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ECL has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ECL is 29.80 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.94. This value represents a 22.08% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year JCI has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for JCI is 16.23 vs. an industry ratio of 22.30.

Thomson Reuters Corp ( TRI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The technology services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a 18.52% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TRI has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 9.09%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 21 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for TRI is 19.21 vs. an industry ratio of 39.90.

Allergan, Inc. ( AGN ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a 14.15% increase compared to the same quarter last year. AGN missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -3.36%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AGN is 19.50 vs. an industry ratio of 16.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The agriculture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.48. This value represents a 4.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ADM is 17.59 vs. an industry ratio of 15.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Cummins Inc. ( CMI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The engines company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.10. This value represents a 17.98% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CMI is 16.78 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ( APD ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $1.47. This value represents a 3.52% increase compared to the same quarter last year. APD missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -1.39%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for APD is 20.31 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Aetna Inc. ( AET ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.53. This value represents a 1.29% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AET missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -2.08%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AET is 10.50 vs. an industry ratio of 10.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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