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The following companies are expected to repor t earnings prior to market open on 02/19/2019. Visit our Earnings Calendar for a full list of expected earnings releases.



Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2019. The supermarket company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.33. This value represents a no change for the same quarter last year. WMT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2018 by -2.21%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for WMT is 20.40 vs. an industry ratio of 17.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Medtronic plc ( MDT ) is reporting for the quarter ending January 31, 2019. The medical products company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 14 analysts that follow the stock is $1.24. This value represents a 5.98% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year MDT has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 4th calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.02%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for MDT is 17.82 vs. an industry ratio of -35.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Ecolab Inc. ( ECL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The chemical company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $1.54. This value represents a 10.79% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for ECL is 30.78 vs. an industry ratio of 13.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Genuine Parts Company ( GPC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The auto (truck) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $1.33. This value represents a 18.75% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for GPC is 18.71 vs. an industry ratio of 50.70.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. ( EXPD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The transportation services company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $0.85. This value represents a 19.72% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EXPD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 17.95%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for EXPD is 22.41 vs. an industry ratio of 9.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The wholesale retail company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.14. This value represents a 48.05% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AAP has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 6.78%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for AAP is 23.77 vs. an industry ratio of 17.10, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Noble Energy Inc. ( NBL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The oil (us exp & production) company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 13 analysts that follow the stock is $0.11. This value represents a 65.63% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. NBL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2018 by -29.17%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for NBL is 24.19 vs. an industry ratio of 4.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Westlake Chemical Corporation ( WLK ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The plastics company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.72. This value represents a 6.17% increase compared to the same quarter last year. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for WLK is 9.02 vs. an industry ratio of 9.60.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. ( LDOS ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.07. This value represents a 22.99% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year LDOS has met analyst expectations once and beat the expectations the other three quarters. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for LDOS is 14.30 vs. an industry ratio of 8.00, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Allegion plc ( ALLE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The protection safety company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 5 analysts that follow the stock is $1.21. This value represents a 9.01% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ALLE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 1st calendar quarter of 2018 by -4.76%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for ALLE is 20.42 vs. an industry ratio of 9.30, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Sage Therapeutics, Inc. ( SAGE ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The drug company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $-2.89. This value represents a 65.14% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. SAGE missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2018 by -9.13%. The days to cover, as reported in the 1/31/2019 short interest update, increased 126.45% from previous report on 1/15/2019. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for SAGE is -20.48 vs. an industry ratio of 10.40.

Enable Midstream Partners, LP ( ENBL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The oil/gas company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 3 analysts that follow the stock is $0.27. This value represents a 17.39% increase compared to the same quarter last year. ENBL missed the consensus earnings per share in the 2nd calendar quarter of 2018 by -9.09%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for ENBL is 16.05 vs. an industry ratio of 3.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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