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Pre-Market Earnings Report for March 4, 2019 : IPAR, BCRX, MGIC, SPKE, LUNA


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The following companies are expected to repor t earnings prior to market open on 03/04/2019. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.



Inter Parfums, Inc. ( IPAR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The cosmetic & toiletries company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.19. This value represents a 35.71% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year IPAR has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for IPAR is 43.91 vs. an industry ratio of 25.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( BCRX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.26. This value represents a 30.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 15 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for BCRX is -8.34 vs. an industry ratio of -5.80.

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. ( MGIC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.14. This value represents a 27.27% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for MGIC is 15.69 vs. an industry ratio of 19.00.

Spark Energy, Inc. ( SPKE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.17. This value represents a 122.37% increase compared to the same quarter last year. SPKE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2017 by -345.16%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 45 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for SPKE is -45.41 vs. an industry ratio of 7.20.

Luna Innovations Incorporated ( LUNA ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The technology services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.00. This value represents a 100.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. LUNA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2018 by -100%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for LUNA is 35.67 vs. an industry ratio of 20.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

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This article appears in: News Headlines , Earnings
Referenced Symbols: IPAR , BCRX , MGIC , SPKE , LUNA



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