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This is Part VII of earnings being reported on Wednesday. There are quite a few market moving stocks reporting earnings. It is not hard to tell we are right in the middle of earnings season. Due to the quantity of companies reporting I am focusing on the highest volume traded stocks.

Whiting Petroleum (WLL) is a $7.31 billion market cap independent oil and gas company. It is engaged in acquisition, development, exploitation, production and exploration activities primarily in the Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and Michigan regions of the United States.
The company reported (basic) $0.16 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.51.
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The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $1.03 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.88 and $1.25 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 31.591 and the forward P/E ratio is 11.67. 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 2.5. The price to sales ratio is 4.24.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 17.92%, with a one year change of 46.98%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Whiting Petroleum Corp's performance is 11.2% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 19.52% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 59.6%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.134% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1628%.

Whiting Petroleum has rising revenue year-over-year of $1.49 billion for 2010 vs. $934.14 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $272.68 million for 2010 vs. $-117.18 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $588.62 million for 2010 vs. $118.77 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-110.900.84-0.06-6.31%
Dec-100.880.84-0.04-4.68%
Sep-100.660.65-0.01-1.6%
Jun-100.620.650.035.66%
Mar-100.540.570.035.54%

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) is a $24.89 billion market cap company. Thermo Fisher is engaged in serving science. It provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery and diagnostics. It operates through two segments: Analytical technologies and laboratory products and services.
The company reported (basic) $0.65 per share in earnings for the quarter ending April 2. The Quick Ratio is 1.73.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.98 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.95 and $1.02 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 24.544 and the forward P/E ratio is 13.37. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 1.48. The price to sales ratio is 2.1.
In the last month, the stock has moved in price 3.87%, with a one year change of 28.88%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s performance is -2.05% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 4.8% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 6.72%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1406% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1394%.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $10.79 billion for 2010 vs. $10.11 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $1.04 billion for 2010 vs. $850.30 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.26 billion for 2010 vs. $1.05 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-110.880.920.045.01%
Dec-100.9510.055.5%
Sep-100.830.90.078.06%
Jun-100.840.8400.00%
Mar-100.750.840.0912.12%

Crocs, Inc. (CROX) is a $2.5 billion market cap designer, manufacturer, distributor, worldwide marketer and brand manager of footwear and accessories for men, women and children. The company’s products include footwear and accessories that utilize closed cell-resin, called Croslite. In addition to footwear, it also offers accessories, which generated approximately 4% of the total revenues during the year ended December 31, 2010. The company reported (basic) $0.24 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 1.89.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.43 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.43 and $0.44 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 30.387 and the forward P/E ratio is 20.19. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 4.06. The price to sales ratio is 1.93.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 3.48%, with a one year change of 4.76%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Crocs, Inc.'s performance is 8.78% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 14.46% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 22.29%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1076% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1165%.

Crocs, Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $789.70 million for 2010 vs. $645.77 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $67.73 million for 2010 vs. $-42.08 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $81.04 million for 2010 vs. $-51.18 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-110.190.240.0523.08%
Dec-100.020.050.03114.59%
Sep-100.240.250.014.17%
Jun-100.220.370.1564.44%
Mar-100.010.070.06460%

Amkor Technology (AMKR) is a $1.16 billion market cap provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging (assembly) and test services. The company is offering a range of packaging and test technologies and services. Its packages are designed based on application and chip specific requirements, including the type of interconnection technology employed, size, thickness, and electrical, mechanical and thermal performance.

The company reported (basic) $0.13 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 1.13.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.08 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.06 and $0.09 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 6.928 and the forward P/E ratio is 5.81. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 3.32. The price to sales ratio is 0.71.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 2.33%, with a one year change of 3.03%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Amkor Technology Inc's performance is 3.02% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 3.69% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 34.89%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1396% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1592%.

Amkor Technology Inc has rising revenue year-over-year of $2.94 billion for 2010 vs. $2.18 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $231.97 million for 2010 vs. $155.98 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $373.80 million for 2010 vs. $225.32 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-110.090.10.0114.29%
Dec-100.260.2-0.06-22.33%
Sep-100.380.3-0.08-20.91%
Jun-100.250.270.029.44%
Mar-100.200.18-0.02-10.76%

Equity Residential (EQR) is a $18.92 billion market cap real estate investment trust (REIT). The company is focused on the acquisition, development and management of apartment properties in United States markets. It is a real estate company and is an owner of multifamily properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2010, the company, directly or indirectly through investments in title holding entities, owned all or a portion of 451 properties located in 17 states and the District of Columbia consisting of 129,604 apartment units. The company reported (basic) $0.42 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 $0.59 and $0.63 per share. The forward P/E ratio is 22.44. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 2.89. The price to sales ratio is 7.36.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 9.12%, with a one year change of 41.76%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Equity Residential's performance is 2.9% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 15.27% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 7.49%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $1.47 in dividends for a yield of 2.12%.

Equity Residential has rising revenue year-over-year of $2.00 billion for 2010 vs. $1.86 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $269.24 million for 2010 vs. $347.79 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $442.00 million for 2010 vs. $496.60 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-110.560.5600.00%
Dec-100.580.610.034.87%
Sep-100.540.550.011.12%
Jun-100.550.580.035.32%
Mar-100.500.510.011.53%

Murphy Oil Corp.(MUR) is a $13.48 billion market cap oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates primarily as a holding company. Its operations are classified into two business activities: Exploration and Production, and Refining and Marketing. Murphy’s exploration and production activities are subdivided into six geographic segments, including the United States, Canada, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Republic of the Congo and all other countries. Murphy’s refining and marketing activities are subdivided into segments for United States Manufacturing, United States Marketing and the United Kingdom. In August 2010, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company purchased an unfinished ethanol production facility in Hereford, Texas. The company reported (basic) $1.39 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.95.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $1.67 per share. Analyst estimates range between $1.52 and $1.97 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 14.667 and the forward P/E ratio is 8.88. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 1.76. The price to sales ratio is 0.62.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 10.99%, with a one year change of 34.52%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Murphy Oil Corp /de's performance is 4.67% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 9.38% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 22.79%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.0629% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.077%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $1.04 in dividends for a yield of 1.58%.

Murphy Oil has rising revenue year-over-year of $23.35 billion for 2010 vs. $19.01 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $798.08 million for 2010 vs. $837.62 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.45 billion for 2010 vs. $1.30 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-111.021.380.3634.86%
Dec-101.020.9-0.12-11.51%
Sep-101.101.05-0.05-4.78%
Jun-101.211.410.216.57%
Mar-101.000.77-0.23-22.92%

Affymetrix (AFFX) is a $478.72 million market cap company. Affymetrix, Inc. develops, manufactures and sells products and services for genetic analysis to the life science research and clinical healthcare markets. The company sells its products to pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology companies, as well as academic, government and not-for profit research institutions. It maintains sales and distribution operations across the United States, Europe and Asia. The Quick Ratio is 3.

The forward P/E ratio is 73.22. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 1.18. The price to sales ratio is 1.11.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price -8.85%, with a one year change of -9.9%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Affymetrix Inc's performance is 1.69% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is 1.99% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is -5%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1682% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1985%.

Affymetrix has falling revenue year-over-year of $310.75 million for 2010 vs. $327.09 million for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $-10.23 million for 2010 vs. $-23.91 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $-5.17 million for 2010 vs. $-33.16 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-110.0000NA%
Dec-100.020.060.04153.16%
Sep-10-0.05-0.050NA%
Jun-10-0.07-0.08-0.01NA%
Mar-10-0.09-0.070.02NA%

Boyd Gaming (BYD) is a $805.78 million market cap multi-jurisdictional gaming company. Boyd Gaming is a diversified operator of 15 wholly owned gaming entertainment properties and one controlling interest in a limited liability company that operates Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The company has gaming operations in Nevada, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indiana and New Jersey, which it aggregates in four segments: Las Vegas Locals, Downtown Las Vegas, Midwest and South, and Atlantic City. The company reported (basic) $0.04 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.43.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.02 per share. The forward P/E ratio is 49.47. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 0.77. The price to sales ratio is 0.43.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 13.35%, with a one year change of 14.04%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Boyd Gaming Corp's performance is 6.89% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -7.27% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 30.46%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.0248% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.0248%.

Boyd Gaming has falling revenue year-over-year of $2.14 billion for 2010 vs. $2.14 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $10.31 million for 2010 vs. $10.31 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-110.01-0.01-0.02NA%
Dec-10-0.04-0.05-0.01NA%
Sep-100.050.02-0.03-60.08%
Jun-100.100.05-0.05-49.39%
Mar-100.070.10.0342.45%

General Maritime Corp. (GMR) is a $141.21 million market cap provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services. The company also provides transportation services for refined petroleum products. The company reported (basic) $0.36 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.12.


The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 0.7. The price to sales ratio is 0.6.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price -14.29%, with a one year change of -80.3%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, General Maritime's performance is -19.17% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -83.98% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 10.45%.

General Maritime has rising revenue year-over-year of $387.16 million for 2010 vs. $350.52 million for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $-216.66 million for 2010 vs. $-12.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $-133.45 million for 2010 vs. $24.79 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-11-0.31-0.310NA%
Dec-10-0.36-0.46-0.1NA%
Sep-10-0.24-0.3-0.06NA%
Jun-10-0.13-0.25-0.12NA%
Mar-100.04-0.16-0.2NA%

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS) is a $8.93 billion market cap integrated brand owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada and Mexico with a varied portfolio of flavored (non-cola) carbonated soft drinks and non-carbonated beverages, including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks and mixers. The company reported (basic) $0.51 per share in earnings for the quarter ending March 31. The Quick Ratio is 0.8.

The next reporting quarter estimated mean earnings are $0.77 per share. Analyst estimates range between $0.75 and $0.8 per share. The current trailing 12 months (ttm) P/E ratio is 17.121 and the forward P/E ratio is 13.28. The stock has a price to book ratio (ttm) of 3.47. The price to sales ratio is 1.51.

In the last month, the stock has moved in price 1.18%, with a one year change of 1.92%. Comparing to the S&P500 price change, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.'s performance is -4.58% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, and the one year difference is -17.12% vs. S&P 500 price change. The annual growth rate of revenue is 1.9%. The last fiscal year had accounts receivable to sales percentage of 0.1013% compared to the same period a year earlier of 0.1034%. For the trailing 12 months investors received $0.9 in dividends for a yield of 3.17%.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has rising revenue year-over-year of $5.64 billion for 2010 vs. $5.53 billion for 2009. The bottom line has falling earnings year-over-year of $528.00 million for 2010 vs. $555.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are falling with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.03 billion for 2010 vs. $1.09 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-110.460.50.048.7%
Dec-100.640.670.035.07%
Sep-100.600.600.00%
Jun-100.690.740.056.95%
Mar-100.380.40.025.65%
Source: Companies to Consider That Are Reporting Earnings on Wednesday, Part VII