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Pre-Market Earnings Report for April 8, 2015 : FDO, RAD, RPM, GPN, MSM, OMN


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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 04/08/2015. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.



Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 8.75% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for FDO is 29.10 vs. an industry ratio of 22.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.07. This value represents a 30.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RAD has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for RAD is 25.26 vs. an industry ratio of 18.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

RPM International Inc. ( RPM ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The paint company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.14. This value represents a 16.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters RPM had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -5.45%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for RPM is 20.92 vs. an industry ratio of 21.50.

Global Payments Inc. ( GPN ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The financial transactions company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $1.11. This value represents a 15.63% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GPN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.83%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for GPN is 19.29 vs. an industry ratio of 36.60.

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. ( MSM ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The industrial services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a 2.30% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. MSM missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2014 by -3.06%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for MSM is 18.08 vs. an industry ratio of -48.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. ( OMN ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2015. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.02. This value represents a 60.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for OMN is 18.87 vs. an industry ratio of 18.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.





This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings
Referenced Symbols: RAD , RPM , GPN , MSM , OMN



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