Pre-Market Earnings Report for September 6, 2013 : SFD, UTIW, MFRM, LAYN

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 09/06/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. ( SFD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The meat product company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.38. This value represents a 5.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for SFD is 13.27 vs. an industry ratio of 19.60.

UTi Worldwide Inc. ( UTIW ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The transportation services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.14. This value represents a 30.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for UTIW is 37.20 vs. an industry ratio of 43.70.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. ( MFRM ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The home furnishings company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.51. This value represents a 70.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MFRM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -6.25%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 28 days.The days to cover, as reported in the 8/15/2013 short interest update, increased 184.55% from previous report on 7/31/2013. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MFRM is 21.05 vs. an industry ratio of 21.70.

Layne Christensen Company ( LAYN ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2013. The engineering company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.39. This value represents a 256.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 13 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for LAYN is -18.74 vs. an industry ratio of 20.00.



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Referenced Stocks: LAYN , MFRM , SFD , UTIW

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