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Pre-Market Earnings Report for February 1, 2017 : MO, D, ADP, JCI, ANTM, MPC, BAX, PPL, IR, WEC, GIB, MPLX

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 02/01/2017. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Altria Group ( MO ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The tobacco company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.67. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. MO missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2015 by -1.47%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MO is 23.53 vs. an industry ratio of 20.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.00. This value represents a 42.86% increase compared to the same quarter last year. D missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2015 by -19.54%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for D is 19.75 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ( ADP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The outsourcing company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 12.50% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ADP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -0.85%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for ADP is 27.86 vs. an industry ratio of 34.00.

Johnson Controls International plc ( JCI ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The protection safety company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.51. This value represents a 15.91% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year JCI has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for JCI is 16.33 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50.

Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.59. This value represents a 39.47% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ANTM is 14.08 vs. an industry ratio of 19.10.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The oil refining company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.25. This value represents a 68.35% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MPC is 24.55 vs. an industry ratio of 24.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.52. This value represents a 20.93% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BAX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 27.27%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for BAX is 24.81 vs. an industry ratio of 13.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

PPL Corporation ( PPL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.52. This value represents a 20.93% increase compared to the same quarter last year. PPL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -10.67%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for PPL is 14.51 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.92. This value represents a 2.13% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year IR has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 9.3%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for IR is 18.94 vs. an industry ratio of 58.80.

WEC Energy Group, Inc. ( WEC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.62. This value represents a 1.59% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WEC has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for WEC is 19.80 vs. an industry ratio of 14.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

CGI Group, Inc. ( GIB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The computer services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.67. This value represents a 6.35% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for GIB is 17.19 vs. an industry ratio of 27.80.

MPLX LP ( MPLX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.21. This value represents a 250.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MPLX is 86.98 vs. an industry ratio of 13.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

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