Pre-Market Earnings Report for September 28, 2012 : WAG, FINL, AM

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 09/28/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Walgreen Co. ( WAG ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.55. This value represents a -3.51% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. WAG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -5.97%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WAG is 13.83 vs. an industry ratio of 1.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The Finish Line, Inc. ( FINL ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a 12.82% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FINL 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 FINL is 13.54 vs. an industry ratio of 23.50.

American Greetings Corporation ( AM ) is reporting for the quarter ending August 31, 2012. The consumer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.14. This value represents a -60.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -38.27%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 43 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AM is 9.95 vs. an industry ratio of 12.30.




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