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Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 17, 2016 : LOW, TGT, ADI, SPLS, EV, TECH, AEO, PLCE, PTNR, JASO, CTRN, INNL

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/17/2016. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Lowe's Companies, Inc. ( LOW ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $1.42. This value represents a 18.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. LOW missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2015 by -2.44%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for LOW is 20.13 vs. an industry ratio of 17.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Target Corporation ( TGT ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $1.13. This value represents a 7.38% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. TGT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -1.3%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for TGT is 14.67 vs. an industry ratio of 77.50.

Analog Devices, Inc. ( ADI ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The semiconductor company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.76. This value represents a 1.30% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ADI has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.23%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ADI is 22.98 vs. an industry ratio of 27.70.

Staples, Inc. ( SPLS ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.12. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. SPLS missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -7.14%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for SPLS is 10.30 vs. an industry ratio of 7.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Eaton Vance Corporation ( EV ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The finance/investment management company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.56. This value represents a 1.75% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for EV is 18.03 vs. an industry ratio of 13.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Bio-Techne Corp ( TECH ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.88. This value represents a 1.15% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TECH missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2015 by -11.76%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for TECH is 32.50 vs. an industry ratio of -20.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. ( AEO ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a 23.53% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AEO has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 22.22%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for AEO is 15.13 vs. an industry ratio of 10.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Children's Place, Inc. ( PLCE ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.24. This value represents a 27.27% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PLCE has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 15 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for PLCE is 19.67 vs. an industry ratio of 10.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Partner Communications Company Ltd. ( PTNR ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. The wireless (non-us) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.00. This value represents a 100.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PTNR The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 24 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for PTNR is 163.33 vs. an industry ratio of 173.50.

JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. ( JASO ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. The solar company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $0.59. This value represents a 118.52% increase compared to the same quarter last year. JASO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2015 by -5.66%. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 12 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for JASO is 6.72 vs. an industry ratio of -7.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Citi Trends, Inc. ( CTRN ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2016. The retail (shoe) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 1 analyst that follows the stock is $-0.05. This value represents a 600.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for CTRN is 19.47 vs. an industry ratio of 10.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Innocoll Holdings ( INNL ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.62. This value represents a 14.81% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for INNL is -2.23 vs. an industry ratio of 0.00.

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