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Pre-Market Earnings Report for February 22, 2013 : AGU, FLS, CHTR, EGO, PNW, IPG, NVE, ANF, WCRX, HMSY, POR, B

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2/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:AGU;ANF;B;CHTR;EGO;FLS;HMSY;IPG;NVE;PNW;POR;WCRX

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 02/22/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The fertilizers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $2.02. This value represents a -13.68% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AGU missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -38.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AGU is 11.82 vs. an industry ratio of 8.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Flowserve Corporation ( FLS ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $2.82. This value represents a 25.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. FLS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2011 by -0.44%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for FLS is 18.49 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Charter Communications, Inc. ( CHTR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The satellite communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.22. This value represents a -56.86% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CHTR is -26.53 vs. an industry ratio of 267.70.

Eldorado Gold Corporation ( EGO ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a -6.25% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for EGO is 20.52 vs. an industry ratio of -1.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation ( PNW ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.17. This value represents a 54.55% increase compared to the same quarter last year. PNW missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for PNW is 15.98 vs. an industry ratio of 8.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ( IPG ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The advertising/marketing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.54. This value represents a 10.20% increase compared to the same quarter last year. IPG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -11.76%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for IPG is 15.80 vs. an industry ratio of 25.40.

NV Energy, Inc ( NVE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.07. This value represents a -240.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. NVE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2011 by -266.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for NVE is 14.50 vs. an industry ratio of 8.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company ( ANF ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 26 analysts that follow the stock is $1.93. This value represents a 72.32% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ANF 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 ANF is 17.18 vs. an industry ratio of -10.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Warner Chilcott plc ( WCRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a -23.96% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WCRX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 25.64%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WCRX is 3.65 vs. an industry ratio of 4.80.

HMS Holdings Corp ( HMSY ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The medical information systems company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.24. This value represents a 33.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HMSY has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 28.57%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for HMSY is 35.47 vs. an industry ratio of 74.40.

Portland General Electric Company ( POR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a 7.69% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for POR is 14.94 vs. an industry ratio of 8.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Barnes Group, Inc. ( B ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.51. This value represents a 18.60% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for B is 13.53 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40.