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Pre-Market Earnings Report for August 19, 2014 : HD, MDT, TJX, DKS, RDEN, NNA, AMWD

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 08/19/2014. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Home Depot, Inc. ( HD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.44. This value represents a 16.13% 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 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.04%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for HD is 19.02 vs. an industry ratio of 22.20.

Medtronic, Inc. ( MDT ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $0.92. This value represents a 4.55% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MDT has met analyst expectations three times and beat the expectations the other quarter. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for MDT is 15.66 vs. an industry ratio of -1.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The discount retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $0.73. This value represents a 10.61% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters TJX had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -4.48%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for TJX is 16.87 vs. an industry ratio of -21.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc ( DKS ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 15 analysts that follow the stock is $0.65. This value represents a 8.45% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for DKS is 15.57 vs. an industry ratio of 29.30.

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. ( RDEN ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The cosmetic & toiletries company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.29. This value represents a 390.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 10 days.The days to cover, as reported in the 7/31/2014 short interest update, increased 144.81% from previous report on 7/15/2014. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for RDEN is 106.21 vs. an industry ratio of 20.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ( NNA ) is reporting for the quarter ending June 30, 2014. The shipping company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.01. This value represents a 0.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. NNA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2014 by -50%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2014 Price to Earnings ratio for NNA is 24.07 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

American Woodmark Corporation ( AMWD ) is reporting for the quarter ending July 31, 2014. The furniture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $0.41. This value represents a 4.65% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for AMWD is 17.12 vs. an industry ratio of -3.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

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