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Pre-Market Earnings Report for October 31, 2016 : NEE, SO, D, ZBH, CAH, WMB, WPZ, PEG, ROP, L, CHKP, CNHI

The following companies are expected to report earnings prior to market open on 10/31/2016. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.

NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.65. This value represents a 3.12% increase compared to the same quarter last year. NEE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2015 by -2.44%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for NEE is 20.21 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Southern Company ( SO ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.17. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. In the past year SO has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.25%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for SO is 17.63 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50.

Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.04. This value represents a 0.97% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for D is 19.39 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ( ZBH ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 16 analysts that follow the stock is $1.79. This value represents a 9.15% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ZBH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 3.06%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ZBH is 15.18 vs. an industry ratio of 16.30.

Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a 12.32% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CAH has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 2nd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 0.88%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2017 Price to Earnings ratio for CAH is 13.48 vs. an industry ratio of 4.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Williams Companies, Inc. ( WMB ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The oil (production/pipeline) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.16. This value represents a 27.27% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for WMB is 46.60 vs. an industry ratio of 41.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Williams Partners LP ( WPZ ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The e&p company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.25. This value represents a 178.13% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for WPZ is -902.75 vs. an industry ratio of -223.60.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated ( PEG ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The electric power utilities company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.81. This value represents a 1.25% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year PEG 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 PEG is 14.41 vs. an industry ratio of 19.50.

Roper Technologies, Inc. ( ROP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $1.62. This value represents a 0.62% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for ROP is 25.49 vs. an industry ratio of 22.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Loews Corporation ( L ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The insurance company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.69. This value represents a 38.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for L is 15.90 vs. an industry ratio of 13.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( CHKP ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The computer software company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 12 analysts that follow the stock is $0.97. This value represents a 3.19% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CHKP 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 CHKP is 19.42 vs. an industry ratio of 47.80.

CNH Industrial N.V. ( CNHI ) is reporting for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. The auto (foreign) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.05. This value represents a 66.67% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2016 Price to Earnings ratio for CNHI is 22.15 vs. an industry ratio of 10.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

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