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Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 2, 2013 : GM, MFC, TEVA, GG, K, VRX, PCG, MMC, IP, CME, SRE, PPL

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 5/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: CME;GG;GM;IP;K;MFC;MMC;PCG;PPL;SRE;TEVA;VRX

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/02/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

General Motors Company ( GM ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The auto (domestic) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 39.78% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. GM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -2.04%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GM is 9.37 vs. an industry ratio of -12.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The life insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.27. This value represents a 56.45% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters MFC had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -12.5%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MFC is 11.55 vs. an industry ratio of 14.60.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited ( TEVA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The medical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.10. This value represents a 25.17% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for TEVA is 7.54 vs. an industry ratio of 12.20.

Goldcorp Inc. ( GG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The gold mining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 18.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for GG is 17.00 vs. an industry ratio of 2.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kellogg Company ( K ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.02. This value represents a 2.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year K has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.08%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for K is 16.89 vs. an industry ratio of 5.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ( VRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.28. This value represents a 15.32% increase compared to the same quarter last year. VRX missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2012 by -4%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for VRX is 13.61 vs. an industry ratio of 0.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 21.35% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. PCG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -2.41%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PCG is 18.28 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The insurance brokers company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.70. This value represents a 11.11% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MMC 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 MMC is 15.77 vs. an industry ratio of 18.30.

International Paper Company ( IP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The paper company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.74. This value represents a 29.82% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for IP is 11.69 vs. an industry ratio of 22.00.

CME Group Inc. ( CME ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The securities exchange company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 81.84% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CME 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 CME is 19.32 vs. an industry ratio of 18.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sempra Energy ( SRE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The gas distribution company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.02. This value represents a 5.15% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year SRE has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 11.34%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SRE is 18.25 vs. an industry ratio of 17.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

PPL Corporation ( PPL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.71. This value represents a 1.43% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PPL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.52%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for PPL is 13.85 vs. an industry ratio of 12.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.