Some Winners and Losers for today’s EPS Zoetis (ZTS), Waste Management (WM), Liberty Global plc (LBTYA)

Zoetis (ZTS), Waste Management (WM), Liberty Global plc (LBTYA), Incyte Corporation (INCY) and Omnicom Group Inc.

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Here is what street is expecting from today’s
Zoetis Inc.(ZTS)  is expected* to report earnings on 02/15/2018 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2017. According to 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.66. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.47. Will Zoetis (ZTS) surprise us again? they have 3 times out of 4 in their previous Earnings reports.

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) is expected* to report earnings on 02/15/2018 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2017. Based on 5 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.83. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.75. If we are to go by past four earnings report WM have missed their target 50% of the time, what will happen today?

Liberty Global plc (LBTYA) is expected* to report earnings on 02/15/2018 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2017. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 1 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-2.71. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $2.45.

Quarterly Earnings Surprise History

Fiscal
Quarter End
Date
Reported
Earnings
Per Share
Consensus
EPS* Forecast
%
Surprise
Sep201711/01/2017-0.55-0.7526.67
Jun201708/07/2017-0.75n/an/a
Mar201705/08/2017-0.330.28-217.86
Dec201602/16/20172.45n/an/a

 

Incyte Corporation (INCY) is expected to report earnings on 02/15/2018 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2017. Nineteen (19) analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.52. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.15.

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) is expected* to report earnings on 02/15/2018 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2017. The consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.54. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.47.

Quarterly Earnings Surprise History

Fiscal
Quarter End
Date
Reported
Earnings
Per Share
Consensus
EPS* Forecast
%
Surprise
Sep201710/17/20171.131.12.73
Jun201707/20/20171.41.390.72
Mar201704/18/20170.970.961.04
Dec201602/07/20171.471.451.38