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Pre-Market Earnings Report for January 24, 2017 : JNJ, VZ, MMM, BABA, LMT, DD, KMB, TRV, PLD, GLW, FITB, WAT

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 01/24/2017. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.56. This value represents a 8.33% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year JNJ has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.82%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for JNJ is 17.01 vs. an industry ratio of 16.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The wireless (national) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 18 analysts that follow the stock is $0.89. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year VZ 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 VZ is 13.52 vs. an industry ratio of 24.70.

3M Company ( MMM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The diversified operations company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.87. This value represents a 3.89% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MMM 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 MMM is 21.87 vs. an industry ratio of 20.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The internet company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a 16.44% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BABA missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -47.37%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for BABA is 44.68 vs. an industry ratio of 26.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Lockheed Martin Corporation ( LMT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $3.04. This value represents a 1.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LMT has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 26.22%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for LMT is 21.16 vs. an industry ratio of 15.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.42. This value represents a 55.56% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year DD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 61.9%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for DD is 22.33 vs. an industry ratio of 15.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The consumer company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.42. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for KMB is 19.37 vs. an industry ratio of 41.60.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The insurance (property & casualty) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $2.89. This value represents a 0.34% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. TRV missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2016 by -9.34%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for TRV is 12.08 vs. an industry ratio of 3.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Prologis, Inc. ( PLD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The reit company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.63. This value represents a 1.56% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PLD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.29%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for PLD is 20.46 vs. an industry ratio of 8.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Corning Incorporated ( GLW ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The communications company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.44. This value represents a 29.41% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year GLW 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 GLW is 16.53 vs. an industry ratio of 445.40.

Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The bank company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.43. This value represents a 4.88% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year FITB 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 FITB is 13.91 vs. an industry ratio of 14.70.

Waters Corporation ( WAT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2016. The scientific instrument company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $2.13. This value represents a 8.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WAT 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 WAT is 21.63 vs. an industry ratio of 31.00.

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