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Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 15, 2018 : HD, EXP, VRTU, AZZ, PTN, KMDA, ALDX, GDP, AFMD, FSNN, PNTR, SORL


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The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/15/2018. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.



Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) is reporting for the quarter ending April 30, 2018. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $2.06. This value represents a 23.35% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year HD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.32%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for HD is 20.18 vs. an industry ratio of 17.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Eagle Materials Inc ( EXP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.04. This value represents a 18.18% increase compared to the same quarter last year. EXP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2017 by -14.38%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for EXP is 20.51 vs. an industry ratio of 12.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Virtusa Corporation ( VRTU ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The computer services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.37. This value represents a 48.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for VRTU is 50.90 vs. an industry ratio of 26.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

AZZ Inc. ( AZZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending February 28, 2018. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.39. This value represents a 11.36% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for AZZ is 28.17 vs. an industry ratio of 11.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Palatin Technologies, Inc. ( PTN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.04. PTN reported earnings of $-0.02 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a a increase of 100.00%.

Kamada Ltd. ( KMDA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.03. This value represents a 127.27% increase compared to the same quarter last year. KMDA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2017 by -266.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for KMDA is 22.14 vs. an industry ratio of -11.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. ( ALDX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.37. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for ALDX is -5.12 vs. an industry ratio of -8.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation ( GDP ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.04. GDP reported earnings of $-0.63 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a a decrease of -93.65%.

Affimed N.V. ( AFMD ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.18. This value represents a 10.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AFMD has met analyst expectations twice and beat the expectations the other two quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for AFMD is -3.28 vs. an industry ratio of -8.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Fusion Connect, Inc. ( FSNN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The internet software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.13. This value represents a 61.76% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters FSNN had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -12%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for FSNN is -15.97 vs. an industry ratio of -17.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Pointer Telocation Ltd. ( PNTR ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The protection safety company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.27. This value represents a 6.90% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PNTR and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for PNTR is 12.18 vs. an industry ratio of 11.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. ( SORL ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.19. This value represents a 47.22% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SORL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2017 by -6.06%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days.The days to cover, as reported in the 4/30/2018 short interest update, increased 176.13% from previous report on 4/13/2018. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for SORL is 3.43 vs. an industry ratio of 11.20.

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