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Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 18, 2012 : ABT, BAC, BK, ERIC, BLK, ASML, DOV, CHKP, APH, FRC, HBI, FCFS

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 7/17/2012 7:36:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: ABT;APH;ASML;BAC;BK;BLK;CHKP;DOV;ERIC;FCFS;FRC;HBI

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/18/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Abbott Laboratories ( ABT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a 8.04% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ABT has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ABT is 12.97 vs. an industry ratio of 13.50.

Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 22 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a -116.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BAC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -34.78%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BAC is 14.20 vs. an industry ratio of 11.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation ( BK ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $0.50. This value represents a -15.25% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. BK missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -11.11%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BK is 10.07 vs. an industry ratio of 11.40.

Ericsson ( ERIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The wireless equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.12. This value represents a -42.86% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ERIC is 14.20 vs. an industry ratio of -16.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $3.05. This value represents a 1.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BLK has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.29%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BLK is 13.29 vs. an industry ratio of 16.20.

ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The capital goods company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.89. This value represents a -36.43% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ASML has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 12.66%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ASML is 14.32 vs. an industry ratio of 13.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Dover Corporation ( DOV ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.14. This value represents a -4.20% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DOV has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.96%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for DOV is 10.78 vs. an industry ratio of 29.50.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( CHKP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.72. This value represents a 14.29% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CHKP has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CHKP is 15.05 vs. an industry ratio of 66.30.

Amphenol Corporation ( APH ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The electrical connectors company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.84. This value represents a 6.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year APH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.32%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for APH is 15.49 vs. an industry ratio of 14.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

FIRST REPUBLIC BANK ( FRC ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The bank (west) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.61. This value represents a -4.69% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. FRC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -1.54%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for FRC is 12.55 vs. an industry ratio of 15.10.

Hanesbrands Inc. ( HBI ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The textile company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.49. This value represents a -43.68% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. HBI missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -19.61%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 11 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for HBI is 11.60 vs. an industry ratio of 16.00.

First Cash Financial Services, Inc. ( FCFS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 16.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FCFS has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 15 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for FCFS is 15.11 vs. an industry ratio of 10.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.