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Pre-Market Earnings Report for December 17, 2015 : ACN, GIS, RAD, SAFM, SCHL, ATU, NAV, WGO, MCS

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 12/17/2015. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Accenture plc. ( ACN ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The consulting company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.31. This value represents a 1.55% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ACN has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.6%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ACN is 20.48 vs. an industry ratio of 19.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

General Mills, Inc. ( GIS ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.82. This value represents a 2.50% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GIS has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 14.49%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for GIS is 20.19 vs. an industry ratio of 13.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The drug store company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.05. This value represents a 50.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year RAD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 33.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for RAD is 48.75 vs. an industry ratio of 20.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. ( SAFM ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2015. The meat product company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $1.50. This value represents a 62.87% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 27 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2015 Price to Earnings ratio for SAFM is 7.56 vs. an industry ratio of 17.00.

Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The book publisher company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $2.10. This value represents a 3.67% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 14 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for SCHL is 27.76 vs. an industry ratio of 17.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Actuant Corporation ( ATU ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $0.24. This value represents a 36.84% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ATU is 17.02 vs. an industry ratio of 15.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Navistar International Corporation ( NAV ) is reporting for the quarter ending October 31, 2015. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.58. This value represents a 211.54% 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 NAV is -8.65 vs. an industry ratio of 8.20.

Winnebago Industries, Inc. ( WGO ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The building company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.37. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. The "days to cover" for this stock exceeds 19 days. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for WGO is 12.17 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90.

Marcus Corporation ( MCS ) is reporting for the quarter ending November 30, 2015. The leisure (recreational) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a 10.53% increase compared to the same quarter last year. The last two quarters MCS had negative earnings surprises; the latest report they missed by -1.85%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MCS is 18.11 vs. an industry ratio of 517.70.

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