Pre-Market Earnings Report for September 19, 2013 : CAG, IHS, RAD, PIR, SCHL, MCS

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 09/19/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. ( CAG ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 6.82% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. CAG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -3.51%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for CAG is 13.55 vs. an industry ratio of 21.10.

IHS Inc. ( IHS ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The business info service company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.75. This value represents a 7.14% increase compared to the same quarter last year. IHS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for IHS is 35.72 vs. an industry ratio of 28.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.04. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RAD has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RAD is 26.43 vs. an industry ratio of 28.80.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. ( PIR ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The home furnishings company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a 10.53% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PIR has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PIR is 17.90 vs. an industry ratio of 26.30.

Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The book publisher company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.68. This value represents a 33.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. SCHL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -61.54%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 29 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SCHL is 17.44 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Marcus Corporation ( MCS ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The hotel company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.46. This value represents a 24.32% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MCS is 17.78 vs. an industry ratio of 29.60.



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