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Pre-Market Earnings Report for July 31, 2012 : BP, ADM, AET, AMG, WTR, BRKR, AVX, AUXL, ACOR, ALLT, CPLP, ABFS

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 7/30/2012 4:06:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: ABFS;ACOR;ADM;AET;ALLT;AMG;AUXL;AVX;BP;BRKR;CPLP;WTR

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 07/31/2012. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.46. This value represents a -22.75% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BP is 6.89 vs. an industry ratio of 14.30.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The agriculture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 6.90% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters ADM had negative earnings surprises; Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ADM is 11.10 vs. an industry ratio of 15.40.

Aetna Inc. ( AET ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 17 analysts that follow the stock is $1.25. This value represents a -7.41% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AET missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter by -4.29%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AET is 7.30 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20.

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. ( AMG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.64. This value represents a -4.09% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AMG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.28%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AMG is 14.86 vs. an industry ratio of 16.60.

Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The water supply company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.28. This value represents a 12.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters WTR had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -9.09%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for WTR is 24.97 vs. an industry ratio of 18.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Bruker Corporation ( BRKR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The scientific instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.12. This value represents a -36.84% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for BRKR is 14.30 vs. an industry ratio of 17.80.

AVX Corporation ( AVX ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The electrical instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a -50.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AVX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -18.52%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for AVX is 11.68 vs. an industry ratio of -2.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( AUXL ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.06. This value represents a -45.45% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. AUXL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter by -56.25%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for AUXL is -133.50 vs. an industry ratio of -5.60.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. ( ACOR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a 128.57% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ACOR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter by -41.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ACOR is 37.78 vs. an industry ratio of 10.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Allot Communications Ltd. ( ALLT ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The computer networks company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.12. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ALLT has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 30%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ALLT is 43.07 vs. an industry ratio of 23.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Capital Product Partners L.P. ( CPLP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.02. This value represents a -86.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for CPLP is 36.91 vs. an industry ratio of 5.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Arkansas Best Corporation ( ABFS ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2012. The truck company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a -20.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2012 Price to Earnings ratio for ABFS is 78.67 vs. an industry ratio of 14.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.