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Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 10, 2013 : FAST, FDO, MSM, ADTN, AM, SYRG, MASC

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 7/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: ADTN;AM;FAST;FDO;MASC;MSM;SYRG

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/10/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Fastenal Company ( FAST ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 7.89% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FAST 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 FAST is 28.91 vs. an industry ratio of 1.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.03. This value represents a 2.83% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters FDO had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -0.82%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FDO is 17.05 vs. an industry ratio of 17.60.

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The industrial services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.96. This value represents a 12.73% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. MSM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -0.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MSM is 20.09 vs. an industry ratio of 16.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

ADTRAN, Inc. ( ADTN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2013. The infrastructure company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a 57.14% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ADTN has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for ADTN is 38.49 vs. an industry ratio of 23.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

American Greetings Corporation ( AM ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The consumer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.76. This value represents a 11.63% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -110.42%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days.The days to cover, as reported in the 6/14/2013 short interest update, increased 142.52% from previous report on 5/31/2013. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for AM is 8.16 vs. an industry ratio of 13.80.

Synergy Resources Corporation ( SYRG ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.07. SYRG reported earnings of $0.05 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a a increase of 40.00%. Material Sciences Corporation ( MASC ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The steel (specialty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 17 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for MASC is 13.35 vs. an industry ratio of 19.20.