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Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 30, 2013 : COST, CM, JOY, BIG, EXPR, SAFM, DSGX, FRED, MOD, YGE, FRO, DLIA

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 5/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: BIG;CM;COST;DLIA;DSGX;EXPR;FRED;FRO;JOY;MOD;SAFM;YGE

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/30/2013. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) is reporting for the quarter ending May 31, 2013. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.02. This value represents a 15.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year COST 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 COST is 25.24 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The bank (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $2.04. This value represents a 4.62% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CM has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 49 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for CM is 9.34 vs. an industry ratio of 11.30.

Joy Global Inc. ( JOY ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.55. This value represents a 24.02% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. JOY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -5.79%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for JOY is 8.85 vs. an industry ratio of 14.50.

Big Lots, Inc. ( BIG ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 7.35% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BIG is 12.08 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10.

Express, Inc. ( EXPR ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.36. This value represents a 23.40% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. EXPR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2012 by -4.08%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for EXPR is 12.52 vs. an industry ratio of 15.80.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The meat product company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.86. This value represents a 17.31% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SAFM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2013 by -342.86%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for SAFM is 14.73 vs. an industry ratio of 14.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. ( DSGX ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.15. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DSGX is 18.16 vs. an industry ratio of 15.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Fred's, Inc. ( FRED ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.28. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. The last two quarters FRED had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -5.26%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 26 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for FRED is 18.61 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10.

Modine Manufacturing Company ( MOD ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.17. This value represents a 50.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for MOD is 24.41 vs. an industry ratio of 16.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited ( YGE ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The solar company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.45. This value represents a 80.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for YGE is -2.27 vs. an industry ratio of -44.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Frontline Ltd. ( FRO ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.48. This value represents a 366.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. FRO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2012 by -34.04%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2013 Price to Earnings ratio for FRO is -1.25 vs. an industry ratio of -19.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

dELIA*s Inc. ( DLIA ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2013. The mail order retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.07. This value represents a 50.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DLIA Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DLIA is -8.55 vs. an industry ratio of 5.80.