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This is another in my series of articles on companies that are reporting next week Monday. While this is not a complete list, it makes up the majority of shares expected to be in play.

FMC Technologies Inc (FTI) is a $10.71 billion market cap global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. The company designs, manufactures and services systems and products, including subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead production systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry.

The company reported $0.35 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 1.19

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.38 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.35 and $0.43 per share.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 30.588 and the forward P/E ratio is 21.25. The falling P/E ratio is the result of future earnings increasing relative to the current price and suggests bullishness in the company by analysts. The stock has a price-to-book ratio (ttm) of 8.32 and a price to sales ratio of 2.64.

In the last month the stock has moved in price 9.29%, with a one year change of 44.78%. Comparing to the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) price change, Fmc Technologies Inc's performance is 6.1% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one-year difference is 18.31% vs. S&P 500 price change. The chart shows that the moving averages are crossing, which may put some headwinds on the stock price. The 200-day moving average at least is still moving higher.

The annual growth rate of revenue is -6.35%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.2774% compared with the same period a year earlier of 0.2016%.

FMC Technologies Inc has falling revenue year-over-year of $4.13 million for 2010 vs. $4.41 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $375.50 million for 2010 vs. $361.80 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $551.60 million for 2010 vs. $530.10 million for 2009.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 0.38 0.32 0.06 15.68%
Dec-10 0.35 0.34 0 0.00%
Sep-10 0.34 0.33 0.01 1.55%
Jun-10 0.35 0.39 0.04 11.02%
Mar-10 0.32 0.4 0.08 25.39%

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) is a non-governmental hospital operator in the United States and an integrated provider of health care and related services. The company has three business segments: Western Group, Central Group and Eastern Group. The company provides services through a network of acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings.

The company reported $0.54 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 1.41

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.6 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.52 and $0.64 per share.

The forward P/E ratio is 11.29. In the last month the stock has moved in price 9.29%, with a one year change of 44.78%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, HCA Holdings, Inc.'s performance is 6.1% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 18.31% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is 2.1%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1249% compared with the same period a year earlier of 0.1229%.

HCA Holdings, Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $30.68 million for 2010 vs. $30.05 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $1.21 million for 2010 vs. $1.05 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $4.04 million for 2010 vs. $3.76 million for 2009.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 0.38 0.32 0.06 15.68%
Dec-10 0.35 0.34 0 0.66%
Sep-10 0.34 0.33 0.01 1.55%
Jun-10 0.35 0.39 0.04 11.02%
Mar-10 0.32 0.4 0.08 25.39%

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) is a $1.9 billion market cap company. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. is an international offshore energy company that provides reservoir development solutions and other contracting services to the energy market, as well as to its own oil and gas properties. The company operates in three segments: Contracting Services, Production Facilities, and Oil and Gas. Contracting Services segment utilizes vessels, offshore equipment and methodologies to deliver services that may reduce finding and development (F&D) costs and encompass the complete lifecycle of an offshore oil and gas field. Production Facilities segment consists of its ownership interest in certain production facilities in hub locations where there is potential for subsea tieback activity, as well as its investment in a floating production vessel (the Helix Producer I or HP I). Oil and Gas segment engages in prospect generation, exploration, development and production activities.

The company reported $0.24 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 2.01

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.18 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.15 and $0.22 per share.

The forward P/E ratio is 16.22. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 1. The price to sales ratio is 1.05.

In the last month the stock has moved in price 7.13%, with a one-year change of 83.86%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc's performance is 4% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 50.25% vs. S&P 500 price change. While revenue and income are down on an annualized basis the stock price is doing very well. The moving averages are moving higher and the current price is well above the 60-day moving average. The forward PE is not sky high suggesting that even if the earnings come out a little less than epic, the bleeding should be able to be contained.

The annual growth rate of revenue is -17.91%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1889% compared with the same period a year earlier of 0.1181%.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc has falling revenue year-over-year of $1.20 million for 2010 vs. $1.46 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $-127.10 million for 2010 vs. $101.87 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $-94.66 million for 2010 vs. $203.82 million for 2009.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 0.09 0.24 0.15 159.46%
Dec-10 0.13 0.06 0.07 53.85%
Sep-10 0.2 0.26 0.06 32.45%
Jun-10 0.12 0.18 0.06 44.69%
Mar-10 0.06 -0.03 0.09 149.1%

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) is a $26.31 billion market cap global company focused on building its personal care, consumer tissue, K-C Professional and Other and health care brands. The company is principally engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products worldwide.

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The company reported $0.87 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 0.74

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $1.15 per share. Analyst estimates range between $1.05 and $1.21 per share.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 15.446 and the forward P/E ratio is 12.92. The falling P/E ratio is the result of future earnings increasing relative to the current price and suggests bullishness in the company by analysts.The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 4.41. The price to sales ratio is 1.32.

In the last month the stock has moved in price 0.84%, with a one-year change of 5.55%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, Kimberly Clark Corp's performance is -2.11% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one-year difference is -13.75% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is 3.3%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1362% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1342%. For the trailing twelve months investors received $2.6 in dividends for a yield of 4.18%.

Kimberly Clark Corp has rising revenue year-over-year of $19.75 million for 2010 vs. $19.12 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $1.84 million for 2010 vs. $1.88 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $2.77 million for 2010 vs. $2.83 million for 2009.

The chart looks great. The moving averages are picture perfect and the 200 day moving average has a nice steady climb trend. In the last couple of days the stock has broken out of the upper trend line to reach new short term highs. the PE ratio is very small for such a big name brand. This is one that I would consider for the retirement account to hang on to.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 1.17 1.09 0.08 7.16%
Dec-10 1.15 1.2 0.05 4.59%
Sep-10 1.28 1.14 0.14 10.97%
Jun-10 1.13 1.2 0.07 6.08%
Mar-10 1.16 1.14 0.02 2.07%

Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) is a $1.71 billion market cap company. LPS is a provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage lending industry, with mortgage processing and management services in the United States. The company operates in two segments: technology, data and analytics and loan transaction services, which produced approximately 30% and 70%, respectively, of the company’s revenue during the year ended December 31, 2009. A number of financial institutions use LPS’s solutions. On February 6, 2009, it acquired the remaining 61% interest in FNRES Holdings, Inc., which the company renamed LPS Real Estate Group, Inc. On June 19, 2009, the company acquired Tax Verification Bureau, Inc., which the company has renamed LPS Verification Bureau, Inc. On October 30, 2009, its subsidiary LPS Auction Solutions, LLC acquired NRC Rising Tide National Auction & REO Solutions, LLC.

The company reported $0.64 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 1.2

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.55 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.54 and $0.56 per share.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 6.511 and the forward P/E ratio is 6.82. A rising P/E ratio is usually not what we want to see for an investment.The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 5.25. The price to sales ratio is 1.12.

In the last month the stock has moved in price -2.37%, with a one year change of -42.78%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, Lender Processing Services, Inc.'s performance is -5.22% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -53.24% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is 3.62%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1728% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1709%. For the trailing twelve months investors received $0.4 in dividends for a yield of 2.02%.

Lender Processing Services, Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $2.46 million for 2010 vs. $2.37 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $302.34 million for 2010 vs. $275.73 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $556.91 million for 2010 vs. $532.21 million for 2009. This one has just simply been crushed as there is no other way to say it. Without a rabbit being pulled out of the hat this one is doomed to spend some serious time in the basement. All the moving averages are falling off a cliff and the 60-day moving average looks like it is trying to get to zero with as little delay as possible. It would appear that investors are going to have to wait it out a quarter or two if they want to get any type of return. At least those that bought earlier than the middle of June anyway.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 0.81 0.81 0 0.04%
Dec-10 0.91 0.92 0.01 1.08%
Sep-10 0.89 0.89 0 0.15%
Jun-10 0.89 0.89 0 0.01%
Mar-10 0.79 0.8 0.01 0.68%

Lorillard, Inc. (LO) is a $15.78 billion market cap manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Its Newport is a menthol flavored premium cigarette brand. During the year ended December 31, 2010, the Newport brand accounted for approximately 90% of its sales revenue. In addition to the Newport brand, its product line has four additional brand families marketed under the Kent, True, Maverick and Old Gold brand names. These five brands include 43 different product offerings which vary in price, taste, flavor, length and packaging.

The company reported $1.71 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 1.86. The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $2.02 per share. Analyst estimates range between $1.9 and $2.09 per share.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 16.197 and the forward P/E ratio is 13.21. The falling P/E ratio is the result of future earnings increasing relative to the current price and suggests bullishness in the company by analysts. The price to sales ratio is 2.1.

In the last month the stock has moved in price -0.2%, with a one year change of 46.39%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, Lorillard, Inc.'s performance is -3.12% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 19.63% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is 13.36%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.013% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.0096%. For the trailing twelve months investors received $4.25 in dividends for a yield of 4.74%.

Lorillard, Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $5.93 million for 2010 vs. $5.23 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $1.03 million for 2010 vs. $948.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.73 million for 2010 vs. $1.54 million for 2009.

I am old enough to actually remember cigarette ads in America. I have no idea why the companies ever agreed to stop advertising. I understand that the leaders felt they would maintain their current market position, but to what end? I do not smoke and really don't enjoy the smell, but I enjoy the smell of a police state much less. Since I believe the pendulum is still swinging toward greater government control over our lives right now I can not find a reason to invest in this company. I want to, the numbers are currently good, but one idiot jury is about all it may take to provide a knock out punch.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 1.57 1.71 0.14 9.09%
Dec-10 1.67 1.74 0.07 4.04%
Sep-10 1.64 1.81 0.17 10.29%
Jun-10 1.61 1.73 0.12 7.55%
Mar-10 1.22 1.5 0.28 22.98%

Masco Corp. (MAS) is a $4.11 billion market cap manufacture, distributor and installer of home improvement and building products. It is manufacturer of a range of home improvement and building products, including faucets, cabinets, architectural coatings and windows, and installers of insulation for the new home construction market. It provides product offerings in a range of styles and price points and distribute products through multiple channels, including directly to homebuilders and wholesale and retail channels.

The company reported $-0.13 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The Quick Ratio is 1.84

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.08 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.02 and $0.11 per share.

The forward P/E ratio is 22.67. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 3.18. The price to sales ratio is 0.58.

In the last month the stock has moved in price -6.51%, with a one year change of 8.19%. Comparing with the S&P500 price change, Masco Corp /de/'s performance is -9.24% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -11.59% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is -2.57%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.117% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1262%. For the trailing twelve months investors received $0.31 in dividends for a yield of 2.61%.

Masco Corp. has falling revenue year-over-year of $7.59 million for 2010 vs. $7.79 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $-1.00 million for 2010 vs. $-183.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $-499.00 million for 2010 vs. $55.00 million for 2009.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-11 -0.03 -0.05 0.02 -84.5%
Dec-10 -0.02 -0.08 0.06 -227.87%
Sep-10 0.11 0.11 0 0.00%
Jun-10 0.14 0.16 0.02 16.96%
Mar-10 0.01 0.01 0 0.00%

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 7 Companies to Consider That Are Reporting Earnings Monday, Part III