Pre-Market Earnings Report for September 7, 2012 : KR, LULU, BRC

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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 09/07/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Kroger Company ( KR ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The supermarket company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.49. This value represents a 19.51% increase compared to the same quarter last year. KR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -4.65%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KR is 9.48 vs. an industry ratio of 14.70.

lululemon athletica inc. ( LULU ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.31. This value represents a 19.23% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LULU has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for LULU is 41.19 vs. an industry ratio of 24.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Brady Corporation ( BRC ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2012. The protection safety company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.53. This value represents a -8.62% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BRC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter by -3.33%. The days to cover, as reported in the 8/15/2012 12:00:00 AM short interest update, increased215.61140553163 from previous report on7/31/2012 12:00:00 AM Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BRC is 12.71 vs. an industry ratio of 6.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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