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This is part V of a very busy earnings season article. I am only including the biggest stocks by trading volume, which still allows for a huge opportunity to those who are ready.

General Dynamics Corp (GD) is a $26.34 billion market cap company. General Dynamics Corporation offers a portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; military and commercial shipbuilding, and communications and information technology. The company reported (basic) $1.66 per share in earnings for the quarter ending April 3. The Quick Ratio is 1.08.
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The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $1.73 per share. Analyst estimates range between $1.62 and $1.82 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 10.282 and the forward P/E ratio is 9.28. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 2.05. The price to sales ratio is 0.84.

In the last month the stock has moved in price -2.06%, with a one year change of 16.01%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, General Dynamics Corp's performance is -7.64% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -5.67% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 1.52%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.2686% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.2541%. For the trailing 12 months, investors received $1.65 in dividends for a yield of 2.66%.
General Dynamics Corp has rising revenue year-over-year of $32.47 billion for 2010 vs. $31.98 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $2.62 billion for 2010 vs. $2.39 billion for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $3.95 billion for 2010 vs. $3.68 billion for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-111.611.640.031.98%
Dec-101.851.910.063.22%
Sep-101.641.70.063.37%
Jun-101.611.680.074.35%
Mar-101.511.540.031.8%

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) is a $13.94 billion market cap company. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffee maker businesses. The company operates in two business segments: the Specialty Coffee business unit (SCBU) and the Keurig business unit. SCBU sources, produces and sells more than 200 varieties of coffee, cocoa, teas and other beverages in K-Cup portion packs and coffee in more traditional packaging, including whole bean and ground coffee selections in bags and ground coffee in fractional packs, for use both at-home and away-from-home. The company reported (basic) $0.46 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 26. The Quick Ratio is 0.98.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.36 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.33 and $0.4 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 116.152 and the forward P/E ratio is 42.09. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 7.14. The price to sales ratio is 3.68.

In the last month the stock has moved in price 7.41%, with a one year change of 9.01%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' performance is 8.37% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 19.07% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 72.59%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1309% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1165%.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has rising revenue year-over-year of $1.36 billion for 2010 vs. $786.14 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $79.51 million for 2010 vs. $54.44 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $138.77 million for 2010 vs. $93.39 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.390.480.0922.29%
Dec-100.160.180.0213.49%
Sep-100.200.220.029.45%
Jun-100.180.190.017.16%
Mar-100.200.200.00%

Nasdaq Omx Group, Inc. (NDAQ) is a $4.28 billion market cap global exchange group that delivers trading, exchange technology, securities listing, and public company services across six continents. The company’s offerings include trading across multiple asset classes, market data products, financial indexes, capital formation solutions, financial services and market technology products and services. The company reported (basic) $0.59 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.6 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.58 and $0.63 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 10.973 and the forward P/E ratio is 8.75. 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 1.04. The price to sales ratio is 1.59.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 4.11%, with a one year change of 6.16%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Nasdaq Omx Group, Inc.'s performance is 7.37% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 10.42% vs. S&P 500 price change.

The annual growth rate of revenue is -6.47%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.0963% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.091%. Nasdaq Omx Group, Inc. has falling revenue year-over-year of $3.10 billion for 2010 vs. $3.31 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $395.00 million for 2010 vs. $266.00 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.610.6100.00%
Dec-100.510.550.048.42%
Sep-100.460.50.047.87%
Jun-100.490.520.036.14%
Mar-100.460.43-0.03-6.38%

Citrix Systems Inc (CTXS) is a $14.15 billion market cap company. Citrix Systems, Inc. designs, develops and markets technology solutions that enable information technology services to be securely delivered on demand independent of location, device or network. The company reported (basic) $0.39 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 1.43.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.46 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.42 and $0.48 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 46.843 and the forward P/E ratio is 31.69. 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 5.1. The price to sales ratio is 6.95.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 8%, with a one year change of 10.91%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Citrix Systems' performance is 18.68% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 24.64% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 16.14%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.2018% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1889%.

Citrix Systems has rising revenue year-over-year of $1.87 billion for 2010 vs. $1.61 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $277.07 million for 2010 vs. $191.02 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $320.72 million for 2010 vs. $178.68 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.420.50.0820.19%
Dec-100.600.650.058.17%
Sep-100.490.520.036.27%
Jun-100.450.41-0.04-8.07%
Mar-100.400.400.00%

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp (COG) is a $7.51 billion market cap independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation and exploration of oil and gas properties located in the United States. During the year ended December 31, 2010, it produced 130.6 billions of cubic feet equivalent, or 357.9 millions of cubic feet equivalent per day. The company reported (basic) $0.12 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.57.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.29 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.18 and $0.34 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 87.12 and the forward P/E ratio is 33.95. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 2.13. The price to sales ratio is 4.72.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 17.05%, with a one year change of 119.5%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Cabot Oil & Gas' performance is 10.38% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 78.48% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is -4.01%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1119% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1015%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $0.12 in dividends for a yield of 0.17%.

Cabot Oil & Gas has falling revenue year-over-year of $844.04 million for 2010 vs. $879.28 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $103.39 million for 2010 vs. $148.34 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $266.44 million for 2010 vs. $282.27 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.110.20.0974.37%
Dec-100.210.19-0.02-9.57%
Sep-100.270.310.0416.45%
Jun-100.180.190.015.85%
Mar-100.260.280.026.22%

Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) is a $1.72 billion market cap self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) that provides leasing, property management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and other tenant-related services for a portfolio of office, mixed-use and industrial properties. As of December 31, 2010, the company owned 208 office properties, 20 industrial properties and four mixed-use properties containing an aggregate of approximately 25.6 million net rentable square feet.
The company reported (basic) $0.02 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.31 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.3 and $0.32 per share. The forward P/E ratio is 9.19. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 0.83. The price to sales ratio is 2.71.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 11.57%, with a one year change of 14.47%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Brandywine Realty Trust's performance is 5.22% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -6.92% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is -1.42%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.2289% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.2732%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $0.68 in dividends for a yield of 4.86%.

Brandywine Realty Trust has falling revenue year-over-year of $566.90 million for 2010 vs. $575.06 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $-25.58 million for 2010 vs. $-0.25 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $100.36 million for 2010 vs. $118.11 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) is a $5.83 billion market cap hospitality company. The company offers individual consumers and business customers a range of hospitality services and products across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its brand portfolio. The company reported (basic) $0.42 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.89.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.56 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.54 and $0.57 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 15.612 and the forward P/E ratio is 13.1. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 1.9. The price to sales ratio is 1.44.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 6.96%, with a one year change of 55.28%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Wyndham Worldwide's performance is 0.87% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 26.26% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 2.69%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.187% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1848%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $0.47 in dividends for a yield of 1.75%.

Wyndham Worldwide has rising revenue year-over-year of $3.85 billion for 2010 vs. $3.75 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $379.00 million for 2010 vs. $293.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $718.00 million for 2010 vs. $594.00 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.400.440.0411.11%
Dec-100.440.460.023.6%
Sep-100.630.680.057.37%
Jun-100.410.510.125.71%
Mar-100.300.340.0412.58%

Quantum Corp. (QTM) is a $729.5 million market cap global storage company specializing in backup, recovery and archive solutions. Quantum provides an integrated range of disk, tape and software solutions supported by its sales and service organization. the company divides its products into three categories: Disk systems and data management software, tape automation systems, and devices and media. The company reported (basic) $0.01 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 1.02.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.01 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.01 and $0.01 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 156 and the forward P/E ratio is 13. The price to sales ratio is 0.86.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 0.32%, with a one year change of 65.97%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Quantum's performance is -5.39% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 34.96% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is -1.34%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.171% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1517%.

Quantum has falling revenue year-over-year of $672.27 million for 2010 vs. $681.43 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $4.54 million for 2010 vs. $16.63 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $24.70 million for 2010 vs. $29.31 million for 2009.

Here is a look at reported earnings (some one time items are often excluded in reported EPS) compared to the mean estimate. Dollar differences are rounded to the nearest penny and percentage differences are rounded based on rounded dollar differences.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-YR Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Mar-110.040.0400.00%
Dec-100.090.07-0.02-25.77%
Sep-100.050.060.0125%
Jun-100.070.04-0.03-42.86%
Mar-100.040.0400.00%
Source: 8 Companies to Consider That Are Reporting Earnings on Wednesday Part V