Preview: 15 Companies Reporting Earnings on August 6

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 |  Includes: AIG, ANV, AWI, BAM, BPL, CEDC, DUK, ERF, GHC, MGA, NRG, POM, RBA, TU, VSAT
by: Kapitall
Here is a list of 15 companies releasing earning statements on August 6. We've sorted the companies by market cap, and have briefly discussed their earnings performance over the past 3 years.
The charts (click on each to enlarge) 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. American International Group Inc. (NYSE:AIG):
AIG beat analyst estimates 3 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 1.35 v 1.61
  • February 2008: 1.25 v 0.59e
  • April 2008: -1.41 v -0.39e
  • August 2008: -0.51 v 0.49e
  • November 2008: -3.42 v -1.75e
  • February 2009: -14.17 v -0.56e
  • April 2009: -0.97 v -0.23e
  • August 2009: 2.57 v 1.67e
  • November 2009: 2.85 v 1.29e
  • February 2010: -53.23 v -4.00e
  • April 2010: 1.21 v 0.27e
2. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM):
Brookfield beat analyst estimates 10 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 0.25 v 0.24e
  • February 2008: 0.56 v 0.20e
  • April 2008: 0.31 v 0.25e
  • August 2008: 0.17 v 0.14e
  • November 2008: 0.27 v 0.10e
  • February 2009: 0.27 v 0.13e
  • April 2009: 0.15 v 0.11e
  • August 2009: 0.24 v 0.15e
  • November 2009: 0.17 v 0.32e
  • February 2010: 0.16 v 0.09e
  • April 2010: 0.25 v 0.24e
3. Progress Energy Inc. (PGN):
Progress Energy beat analyst estimates 5 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 1.21 v 1.15e
  • February 2008: 0.39 v 0.54e
  • May 2008: 0.57 v 0.61e
  • August 2008: 0.77 v 0.63e
  • November 2008: 1.17 v 1.24e
  • February 2009: 0.47 v 0.48e
  • May 2009: 0.66 v 0.61e
  • August 2009: 0.64 v 0.68e
  • November 2009: 1.22 v 1.17e
  • February 2010: 0.50 v 0.49e
  • May 2010: 0.67 v 0.68e
4. TELUS Corp. (NYSE:TU):
TELUS beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 0.91 v 0.88e
  • February 2008: 0.78 v 0.90e
  • May 2008: 0.90 v 0.88e
  • August 2008: 0.82 v 0.89e
  • November 2008: 0.89 v 0.90e
  • February 2009: 0.79 v 0.76e
  • May 2009: 0.81 v 0.76e
  • August 2009: 0.66 v 0.73e
  • November 2009: 0.79 v 0.76e
  • February 2010: 0.43 v 0.55e
  • May 2010: 0.81 v 0.66e
5. Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA):
Magna beat analyst estimates only 5 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 1.38 v 1.38e
  • February 2008: 1.45 v 1.64e
  • May 2008: 1.78 v 1.63e
  • August 2008: 1.98 v 1.72e
  • November 2008: 0.17 v 1.04e
  • February 2009: -0.68 v -0.64e
  • May 2009: -1.79 v -1.31e
  • August 2009: -1.29 v -0.60e
  • November 2009: 0.45 v -0.23e
  • February 2010: -0.05 v 0.82e
  • May 2010: 1.85 v 0.87e
6. Enerplus Resources Fund (NYSE:ERF):
Enerplus Resources beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 9 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 0.69 v 0.65e
  • February 2008: 0.78 v 0.74e
  • May 2008: 0.82 v 0.92e
  • August 2008: 0.68 v 1.18e
  • November 2008: 1.43 v 0.90e
  • May 2009: 0.27 v 0.01e
  • August 2009: -0.02 v 0.01e
  • October 2009: 0.22 v -0.01e
  • May 2010: 0.43 v 0.10e
7. Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POM):
Pepco beat analyst estimates 4 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • October 2007: 0.68 v 0.71e
  • February 2008: 0.29 v 0.36e
  • May 2008: 0.49 v 0.35e
  • August 2008: 0.53 v 0.39e
  • October 2008: 0.59 v 0.70e
  • February 2009: 0.32 v 0.31e
  • May 2009: 0.17 v 0.32e
  • August 2009: 0.11 v 0.30e
  • October 2009: 0.44 v 0.38e
  • February 2010: 0.18 v 0.18e
  • May 2010: 0.16 v 0.20e
8. Washington Post Co. (WPO):
Washington Post beat analyst estimates 5 out of the last 8 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 6.97 v 6.68e
  • February 2008: 9.80 v 8.85e
  • April 2008: 5.68 v 6.66e
  • August 2008: 5.70 v 7.67e
  • November 2008: 7.79 v 6.53e
  • February 2009: 10.55 v 10.12e
  • May 2009: -0.03 v 3.48e
  • August 2009: 6.08 v 3.62e
9. Buckeye Partners LP (NYSE:BPL):
Buckeye Partners beat analyst estimates 5 of the last 9 earning releases.
  • October 2007: 0.71 v 0.74e
  • January 2008: 0.85 v 0.70e
  • May 2008: 0.74 v 0.77e
  • August 2008: 0.81 v 0.70e
  • October 2008: 0.79 v 0.78e
  • May 2009: 0.87 v 0.77e
  • August 2009: 0.79 v 0.63e
  • January 2010: 0.98 v 0.93e
  • May 2010: 0.73 v 0.92e
10. Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYSE:AWI):
Armstrong World Industries beat analyst estimates 5 out of the last 10 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 0.85 v 0.68e
  • February 2008: 0.37 v 0.41e
  • May 2008: 0.27 v 0.28e
  • November 2008: 0.85 v 0.75e
  • February 2009: 0.20 v 0.17e
  • May 2009: -0.20 v -0.07e
  • August 2009: 0.46 v 0.27e
  • November 2009: 0.75 v 0.44e
  • February 2010: 0.22 v 0.34e
  • May 2010: -0.34 v 0.14e
11. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. (NYSE:RBA):
Ritchie Bros. beat analyst estimates 7 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 0.14 v 0.09e
  • February 2008: 0.16 v 0.15e
  • May 2008: 0.16 v 0.21e
  • August 2008: 0.37 v 0.30e
  • November 2008: 0.11 v 0.14e
  • February 2009: 0.37 v 0.34e
  • May 2009: 0.13 v 0.14e
  • August 2009: 0.20 v 0.20e
  • November 2009: 0.12 v 0.14e
  • February 2010: 0.52 v 0.33e
  • May 2010: 0.94 v 0.92e
12. Central European Distribution Corp. (NASDAQ:CEDC):
Central European Distribution beat analyst estimates once out of the last 5 earning releases.
  • October 2007: 0.44 v 0.42e
  • February 2008: 0.74 v 0.77e
  • April 2008: 0.29 v 0.28e
  • August 2008: 0.58 v 0.51e
  • November 2008: 0.63 v 0.72e
  • February 2009: 1.10 v 1.23e
  • May 2009: 0.21 v 0.27e
  • August 2009: 0.38 v 0.36e
  • November 2009: 0.46 v 0.50e
  • February 2010: 1.15 v 1.13e
  • May 2010: 0.01 v 0.26e
13. Mirant Corp. (MIR):
Mirant beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • November 2007: 1.14 v 1.01e
  • March 2008: 0.85 v 0.72e
  • April 2008: 0.66 v 0.67e
  • August 2008: 0.29 v 0.50e
  • November 2008: 1.17 v 0.91e
  • March 2009: 0.51 v 0.21e
  • April 2009: 0.79 v 0.57e
  • August 2009: 0.90 v 0.58e
  • November 2009: 1.63 v 1.18e
  • March 2010: 0.75 v 0.48e
  • April 2010: 0.42 v 0.28e
14. ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT):
ViaSat beat analyst estimates only 7 out of the last 11 earning releases.
  • October 2007: 0.32 v 0.31e
  • March 2008: 0.34 v 0.36e
  • April 2008: 0.38 v 0.37e
  • August 2008: 0.25 v 0.28e
  • November 2008: 0.29 v 0.29e
  • March 2009: 0.38 v 0.35e
  • April 2009: 0.38 v 0.38e
  • August 2009: 0.28 v 0.28e
  • November 2009: 0.36 v 0.33e
  • March 2010: 0.29 v 0.34e
  • April 2010: 0.42 v 0.35e
15. Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV):
Allied Nevada Gold beat analyst estimates 1 out of the last 6 earning releases.
  • March 2009: -0.26 v 0.08e
  • May 2009: -0.11 v -0.03e
  • August 2009: -0.06 v 0.04e
  • November 2009: 0.08 v 0.15e
  • March 2010: 0.28 v 0.06e
  • May 2010: 0.05 v 0.08e

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