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Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The medical/dental supplies company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $2.58. This value represents a 4.03% 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 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 0.34%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for BDX is 20.43 vs. an industry ratio of 34.50.

Emerson Electric Company ( EMR ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The machinery company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $0.66. This value represents a 13.79% increase compared to the same quarter last year. EMR missed the consensus earnings per share in the 3rd calendar quarter of 2018 by -3.26%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for EMR is 18.31 vs. an industry ratio of 10.90, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

BP p.l.c. ( BP ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The oil company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.77. This value represents a 20.31% increase compared to the same quarter last year. BP missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2017 by -3.03%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for BP is 11.65 vs. an industry ratio of 11.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. ( EL ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The cosmetic & toiletries company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $1.53. This value represents a 0.66% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year EL has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 15.57%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for EL is 28.25 vs. an industry ratio of 24.80, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Centene Corporation ( CNC ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 10 analysts that follow the stock is $1.33. This value represents a 37.11% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CNC has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 1.13%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for CNC is 18.69 vs. an industry ratio of 37.10.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ( ADM ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The agriculture company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 4 analysts that follow the stock is $0.92. This value represents a 12.20% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year ADM has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 15%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for ADM is 12.61 vs. an industry ratio of -17.70, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

Transdigm Group Incorporated ( TDG ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The aerospace and defense company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 2 analysts that follow the stock is $3.19. This value represents a 31.28% increase compared to the same quarter last year. TDG missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2017 by -7.95%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for TDG is 25.19 vs. an industry ratio of 30.30.

AMTEK, Inc. ( AME ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The electrical test equipment company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 8 analysts that follow the stock is $0.84. This value represents a 20.00% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year AME has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 5.13%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for AME is 22.45 vs. an industry ratio of 25.90.

Church & Dwight Company, Inc. ( CHD ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The cleaning company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 11 analysts that follow the stock is $0.58. This value represents a 11.54% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year CHD has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 7.41%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for CHD is 28.24 vs. an industry ratio of 21.20, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. ( WCG ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The hmo company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 9 analysts that follow the stock is $1.55. This value represents a 384.38% increase compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year WCG has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 8.12%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for WCG is 25.12 vs. an industry ratio of 37.10.

Gartner, Inc. ( IT ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The consulting company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 6 analysts that follow the stock is $1.25. This value represents a 6.84% increase compared to the same quarter last year. IT missed the consensus earnings per share in the 4th calendar quarter of 2017 by -8.59%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2018 Price to Earnings ratio for IT is 37.90 vs. an industry ratio of 652.40.

Viacom Inc. ( VIAB ) is reporting for the quarter ending December 31, 2018. The media company's consensus earnings per share forecast from the 7 analysts that follow the stock is $1.02. This value represents a 0.97% decrease compared to the same quarter last year. In the past year VIAB has beat the expectations every quarter. The highest one was in the 3rd calendar quarter where they beat the consensus by 4.21%. Zacks Investment Research reports that the 2019 Price to Earnings ratio for VIAB is 6.98 vs. an industry ratio of -45.40, implying that they will have a higher earnings growth than their competitors in the same industry.



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