15 Companies Reporting Earnings Today (August 5)

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 |  Includes: BCE, CAH, CI, CVC, DIS, ED, EIX, EOG, GFI, GOLD, MDLZ, MFC, PPL, PSA, SPY, T
by: Kapitall

Here is a list of 15 companies releasing earning statements on August 5. We've sorted the companies by market cap, and have briefly discussed their earnings performance over the past 3 years.

The charts show past earning performances against analyst estimates. The green markers indicate the company beating estimates, while the red makers represent the company falling short of analyst expectations. All data is sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

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1. Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS):

Disney beat analyst estimates 9 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.42 v 0.36e
  • February 2008: 0.63 v 0.51e
  • April 2008: 0.58 v 0.49e
  • August 2008: 0.62 v 0.60e
  • November 2008: 0.43 v 0.51e
  • February 2009: 0.41 v 0.52e
  • April 2009: 0.43 v 0.39e
  • August 2009: 0.52 v 0.50e
  • November 2009: 0.46 v 0.45e
  • February 2010: 0.47 v 0.43e
  • April 2010: 0.48 v 0.45e

2. Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT):

Kraft beat analyst estimates 10 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.44 v 0.43e
  • February 2008: 0.44 v 0.45e
  • April 2008: 0.43 v 0.39e
  • August 2008: 0.58 v 0.47e
  • November 2008: 0.44 v 0.41e
  • February 2009: 0.43 v 0.40e
  • April 2009: 0.45 v 0.41e
  • August 2009: 0.56 v 0.54e
  • November 2009: 0.55 v 0.50e
  • February 2010: 0.46 v 0.44e
  • April 2010: 0.49 v 0.45e

3. DIRECTV (DTV):

Prudential Finance beat analyst estimates 5 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.27 v 0.31e
  • February 2008: 0.30 v 0.29e
  • May 2008: 0.32 v 0.32e
  • August 2008: 0.40 v 0.38e
  • November 2008: 0.33 v 0.35e
  • February 2009: 0.31 v 0.32e
  • May 2009: 0.20 v 0.33e
  • August 2009: 0.40 v 0.43e
  • November 2009: 0.37 v 0.39e
  • February 2010: 0.48 v 0.39e
  • May 2010: 0.59 v 0.44e

4. Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC):

Manulife Fiancial beat analyst estimates 4 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.67 v 0.69e
  • February 2008: 0.77 v 0.71e
  • May 2008: 0.57 v 0.72e
  • August 2008: 0.66 v 0.71e
  • November 2008: 0.32 v 0.46e
  • February 2009: -1.24 v -0.82e
  • May 2009: -0.53 v -0.27e
  • August 2009: 1.01 v 0.65e
  • November 2009: 0.45 v 0.24e
  • February 2010: 0.48 v 0.59e
  • May 2010: 0.41 v 0.28e

5. EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE:EOG):

EOG Resources beat analyst estimates only 5 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.79 v 1.02e
  • February 2008: 1.29 v 0.99e
  • May 2008: 1.89 v 1.65e
  • August 2008: 2.52 v 2.04e
  • November 2008: 2.34 v 2.42e
  • February 2009: 0.74 v 1.21e
  • May 2009: 0.53 v 0.85e
  • August 2009: 0.73 v 0.41e
  • November 2009: 0.81 v 0.66e
  • February 2010: 0.92 v 1.01e
  • May 2010: 0.46 v 0.56e

6. BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE):

BCE beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 10 earning releases.

  • February 2008: 0.72 v 0.49e
  • May 2008: 0.57 v 0.54e
  • August 2008: 0.53 v 0.57e
  • October 2008: 0.60 v 0.54e
  • February 2009: 0.55 v 0.45e
  • May 2009: 0.57 v 0.47e
  • August 2009: 0.54 v 0.54e
  • October 2009: 0.80 v 0.73e
  • February 2010: 0.48 v 0.48e
  • May 2010: 0.64 v 0.61e

7. Public Storage (NYSE:PSA):

Public Storage beat analyst estimates 9 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • October 2007: 1.43 v 1.18e
  • February 2008: 1.40 v 1.21e
  • May 2008: 1.39 v 1.24e
  • August 2008: 1.10 v 1.09e
  • October 2008: 1.37 v 1.27e
  • February 2009: 1.49 v 1.13e
  • May 2009: 1.16 v 1.22e
  • August 2009: 1.25 v 1.26e
  • October 2009: 1.30 v 1.23e
  • February 2010: 1.27 v 1.25e
  • May 2010: 1.15 v 1.06e

8. Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED):

Consolidated Edison beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • October 2007: 1.15 v 1.04e
  • January 2008: 0.76 v 0.63e
  • April 2008: 0.87 v 0.96e
  • August 2008: 0.42 v 0.50e
  • October 2008: 0.98 v 1.10e
  • February 2009: 0.72 v 0.69e
  • May 2009: 0.78 v 0.90e
  • August 2009: 0.48 v 0.39e
  • November 2009: 1.16 v 1.02e
  • February 2010: 0.67 v 0.77e
  • May 2010: 0.93 v 0.80e

9. Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH):

Cardinal Health beat analyst estimates every time out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.86 v 0.84e
  • February 2008: 0.90 v 0.88e
  • May 2008: 1.08 v 1.01e
  • August 2008: 0.97 v 0.97e
  • November 2008: 0.74 v 0.71e
  • February 2009: 0.93 v 0.86e
  • May 2009: 0.97 v 0.96e
  • August 2009: 0.86 v 0.85e
  • November 2009: 0.54 v 0.45e
  • February 2010: 0.57 v 0.48e
  • May 2010: 0.61 v 0.56e

10. Edison International (NYSE:EIX):

Edison International beat analyst estimates 9 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 1.40 v 1.28e
  • February 2008: 0.65 v 0.59e
  • May 2008: 0.92 v 1.00e
  • August 2008: 0.79 v 0.79e
  • November 2008: 1.46 v 1.45e
  • February 2009: 0.66 v 0.67e
  • May 2009: 0.75 v 0.73e
  • August 2009: 0.78 v 0.53e
  • November 2009: 1.09 v 1.06e
  • February 2010: 0.45 v 0.59e
  • May 2010: 0.82 v 0.79e

11. PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL):

CenturyLink beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: 0.72 v 0.66e
  • February 2008: 0.60 v 0.52e
  • May 2008: 0.61 v 0.65e
  • August 2008: 0.50 v 0.54e
  • November 2008: 0.45 v 0.61e
  • February 2009: 0.46 v 0.46e
  • May 2009: 0.60 v 0.43e
  • August 2009: 0.32 v 0.39e
  • November 2009: 0.52 v 0.44e
  • February 2010: 0.52 v 0.33e
  • May 2010: 0.94 v 0.92e

12. Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI):

Gold Fields beat analyst estimates once out of the last 6 earning releases.

  • August 2008: 0.19 v 0.25e
  • November 2008: 0.01 v 0.06e
  • May 2009: 0.27 v 0.27e
  • November 2009: 0.18 v 0.19e
  • February 2010: 0.20 v 0.17e
  • May 2010: 0.06 v 0.20e

13. Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI):

Cigna beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • October 2007: 1.14 v 0.92e
  • February 2008: 0.98 v 0.96e
  • April 2008: 0.94 v 0.97e
  • August 2008: 1.08 v 1.00e
  • October 2008: 0.89 v 1.04e
  • February 2009: 0.49 v 0.41e
  • April 2009: 0.69 v 0.89e
  • August 2009: 1.14 v 0.98e
  • October 2009: 1.13 v 1.02e
  • February 2010: 1.03 v 0.94e
  • April 2010: 1.01 v 0.87e

14. Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE:CVC):

Cablevision beat analyst estimates only 6 out of the last 11 earning releases.

  • November 2007: -0.21 v -0.07e
  • February 2008: 0.03 v 0.14e
  • May 2008: -0.11 v 0.01e
  • August 2008: 0.11 v 0.11e
  • November 2008: 0.09 v 0.17e
  • February 2009: 0.37 v 0.29e
  • May 2009: 0.12 v 0.15e
  • August 2009: 0.29 v 0.27e
  • November 2009: 0.28 v 0.23e
  • February 2010: 0.38 v 0.35e
  • May 2010: 0.32 v 0.29e

15. Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOLD):

Randgold Resources beat analyst estimates 3 out of the last 7 earning releases.

  • October 2007: 0.16 v 0.17e
  • February 2008: 0.19 v 0.28e
  • August 2008: 0.24 v 0.21e
  • October 2008: 0.52 v 0.27e
  • August 2009: 0.19 v 0.22e
  • February 2010: 0.35 v 0.21e
  • May 2010: 0.21 v 0.28e

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