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Pre-Market Earnings Report for May 5, 2016 : MRK, BABA, OXY, EOG, REGN, BDX, CNQ, K, APA, TU, ABC, MGA

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 05/05/2016. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The large cap pharmaceutical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year MRK has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 2.2%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MRK is 14.85 vs. an industry ratio of 18.60.

Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The internet company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.38. This value represents a 90.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for BABA is 41.71 vs. an industry ratio of 10.60, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.41. This value represents a 1125.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. OXY missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2015 by -21.43%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for OXY is -137.40 vs. an industry ratio of -24.50.

EOG Resources, Inc. ( EOG ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.87. This value represents a 3000.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EOG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 18.18%.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( REGN ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The biomedical (gene) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.37. This value represents a 31.16% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for REGN is 59.32 vs. an industry ratio of 0.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $2.01. This value represents a 24.84% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year BDX has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.1%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for BDX is 18.99 vs. an industry ratio of 15.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited ( CNQ ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.27. This value represents a 800.00% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. CNQ missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2015 by -175%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for CNQ is -52.28 vs. an industry ratio of -6.70.

Kellogg Company ( K ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The food company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.93. This value represents a 5.10% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year K has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.33%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for K is 20.77 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Apache Corporation ( APA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $-0.92. This value represents a 148.65% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year APA has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 88.46%.

TELUS Corporation ( TU ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The diversified company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.52. This value represents a 10.34% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year TU and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for TU is 15.14 vs. an industry ratio of 21.90.

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.62. This value represents a 11.72% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ABC missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2015 by -0.85%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ABC is 14.79 vs. an industry ratio of 15.70.

Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ) is reporting for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.19. This value represents a 6.25% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MGA has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.31%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for MGA is 7.99 vs. an industry ratio of 24.90.

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