Pre-Market Earnings Report for September 17, 2013 : FDS, STB

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 09/17/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. ( FDS ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The business info service company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.19. This value represents a 7.21% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters FDS had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -1.71%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 32 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FDS is 24.34 vs. an industry ratio of 27.40.

Student Transportation Inc ( STB ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The transportation services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.06. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. STB missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -60%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 24 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for STB is 315.50 vs. an industry ratio of 45.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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