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Pre-Market Earnings Report for January 23, 2014 : MCD, UNP, LMT, PCP, BAX, JCI, FITB, UAL, ABC, LUV, KEY, JBHT

Posted
1/22/2014 4:00:00 PM
By: NASDAQ.com News
Referenced Stocks:ABC;BAX;FITB;JBHT;JCI;KEY;LMT;LUV;MCD;PCP;UAL;UNP

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 01/23/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The restaurant company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.39. This value represents a 0.72% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MCD is 17.10 vs. an industry ratio of 32.90.

Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The transportation (rail) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.49. This value represents a 13.70% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year UNP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 0.4%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UNP is 17.96 vs. an industry ratio of 18.30.

Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.00. This value represents a 12.36% increase compared to the same quarter last year. LMT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for LMT is 16.14 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10.

Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The metal processing & fabrication company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $3.04. This value represents a 26.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PCP is 22.36 vs. an industry ratio of 8.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.25. This value represents a 0.79% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BAX has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for BAX is 14.90 vs. an industry ratio of 3.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.69. This value represents a 32.69% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year JCI has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for JCI is 15.91 vs. an industry ratio of 14.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.43. This value represents a 6.52% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters FITB had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -4.76%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FITB is 10.91 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. ( UAL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The airline company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.54. This value represents a 193.10% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for UAL is 18.50 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.79. This value represents a 17.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for ABC is 19.11 vs. an industry ratio of -27.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Southwest Airlines Company ( LUV ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The airline company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.28. This value represents a 211.11% increase compared to the same quarter last year. LUV missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2013 by -2.56%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for LUV is 19.72 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

KeyCorp ( KEY ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.24. This value represents a 14.29% increase compared to the same quarter last year. KEY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.55%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for KEY is 14.90 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2013. The truck company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $0.79. This value represents a 12.86% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for JBHT is 27.36 vs. an industry ratio of 18.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.