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Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 14, 2014 : WMT, PRGO, KSS, AAP, PWE, BTG, GK, PLUG, RRGB, BGG, LRN, DANG

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/14/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The supermarket company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a 2.42% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for WMT is 14.33 vs. an industry ratio of 13.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Perrigo Company ( PRGO ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.55. This value represents a 1.27% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. PRGO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -13.82%. The days to cover, as reported in the 7/31/2014 short interest update, increased 139.68% from previous report on 7/15/2014. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PRGO is 22.42 vs. an industry ratio of -1.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kohl's Corporation ( KSS ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.07. This value represents a 2.88% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 13 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for KSS is 13.04 vs. an industry ratio of 12.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.01. This value represents a 26.42% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AAP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for AAP is 16.41 vs. an industry ratio of 12.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd ( PWE ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.01. This value represents a 133.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters PWE had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -28.57%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PWE is 105.29 vs. an industry ratio of 22.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

B2Gold Corp ( BTG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.02. BTG reported earnings of $0 per share for the same quarter a year ago; representing a The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 20 days. G&K Services, Inc. ( GK ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The uniform company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 10.61% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GK has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for GK is 17.09 vs. an industry ratio of 17.90.

Plug Power, Inc. ( PLUG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.04. This value represents a 60.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for PLUG is -47.08 vs. an industry ratio of 13.70.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. ( RRGB ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The restaurant company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.90. This value represents a 16.88% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RRGB has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 12.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RRGB is 22.61 vs. an industry ratio of 126.70.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation ( BGG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The farm machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.35. This value represents a 59.09% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 33 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for BGG is 22.68 vs. an industry ratio of 26.90.

K12 Inc ( LRN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The education (school) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.20. This value represents a 233.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LRN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.56%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 16 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for LRN is 26.42 vs. an industry ratio of 22.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. ( DANG ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The internet services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.00. This value represents a 100.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DANG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 1st calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 100%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for DANG is 226.14 vs. an industry ratio of 68.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

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