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After-Hours Earnings Report for January 8, 2013 : GPN, APOL, MG

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 1/8/2013 2:00:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: APOL;GPN;MG

The following companies are expected to report earnings after hours on 01/08/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Global Payments Inc. ( GPN ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The financial transactions company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 24 analysts that follow the stock is $0.87. This value represents a 1.16% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GPN has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GPN is 12.59 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90.

Apollo Group, Inc. ( APOL ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The education (school) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.90. This value represents a -29.69% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year APOL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.12%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for APOL is 7.76 vs. an industry ratio of 15.70.

Mistras Group Inc ( MG ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2012. The electrical instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.32. This value represents a 18.52% increase compared to the same quarter last year. MG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -16.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MG is 24.26 vs. an industry ratio of 14.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.