Pre-Market Earnings Report for October 31, 2013 : XOM, COP, MA, EPD, VRX, TWC, TEVA, MPC, CI, ABX, PPL, CAH

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 10/31/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.77. This value represents a 15.31% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. XOM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -17.99%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for XOM is 11.99 vs. an industry ratio of 0.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

ConocoPhillips ( COP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.47. This value represents a 2.08% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year COP 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 COP is 12.52 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Mastercard Incorporated ( MA ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The financial transactions company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 25 analysts that follow the stock is $6.95. This value represents a 12.64% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MA has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 10.13%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MA is 27.99 vs. an industry ratio of 35.10.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.67. This value represents a 1.47% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. EPD missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.99%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for EPD is 22.33 vs. an industry ratio of 34.50.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ( VRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.40. This value represents a 26.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for VRX is 18.33 vs. an industry ratio of -4.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Time Warner Cable Inc ( TWC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The cable tv company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 22 analysts that follow the stock is $1.64. This value represents a 16.31% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TWC 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 TWC is 17.90 vs. an industry ratio of 27.30.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited ( TEVA ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The medical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.26. This value represents a 1.56% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. TEVA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.75%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for TEVA is 8.22 vs. an industry ratio of 11.70.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.65. This value represents a 80.36% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MPC 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 MPC is 12.76 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00.

Cigna Corporation ( CI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.62. This value represents a 5.26% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CI has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 11.95%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CI is 11.22 vs. an industry ratio of 11.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.50. This value represents a 41.18% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. ABX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -12.37%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ABX is 7.63 vs. an industry ratio of 5.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

PPL Corporation ( PPL ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.69. This value represents a 4.17% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PPL 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 PPL is 13.15 vs. an industry ratio of 17.60.

Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a 4.94% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CAH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.6%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CAH is 15.73 vs. an industry ratio of 3.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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