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Stock Earnings Review for January 4, 2012

January 05, 2012 | About:
Earnings season continues and earnings releases still matter. Earnings are of a huge importance for stock investors. If they beat the expectations or they disappoint, the market needs to correct the current valuation. Earnings are also a good indicator for the health of the whole economy, sector and industry. Here are the earnings highlights of the recent trading day:

Yesterday’s major earnings results in review

Mosaic (MOS) is acting within the specialty chemicals industry and has a market capitalization of 23.36 billion. Quarter sales of Mosaic grew 12.7% year-over-year. In addition, the company announced a quarter result of $1.40 per share. Analysts expected Mosaic to have an EPS of $1.28. A year ago, quarter earnings amounted to $1.01. For the full fiscal year, the EPS is expected to grow 204.03% percent and 15.10% for the upcoming five years. The stock price changed -0.55% and closed at $52.30.

Here are the current price ratios of the company:

P/E ratio: 8.52

Price/Sales: 2.16

Price/Book: 1.91

Resources Connect (RECN) is acting within the management services industry and has a market capitalization of $486.64 million. Quarter sales of Resources Connect grew 4.7% year over year. In addition, the company announced a quarter result of $0.11 per share. Analysts expected Resources Connect to have an EPS of $0.12. A year ago, quarter earnings amounted to $0.09. For the full fiscal year, the EPS is expected to grow 308.84% percent and 15.00% for the upcoming five years. The stock price changed 0.27% and closed at $11.02.

Here are the current price ratios of the company:

P/E ratio: 19.33

Price/Sales: 0.87

Price/Book: 1.35

Sonic (SONC) is acting within the restaurants industry and has a market capitalization of 417.30 million. Quarter sales of Sonic grew -0.7% year-over-year. In addition, the company announced a quarter result of $0.09 per share. Analysts expected Sonic to have an EPS of $0.09. A year ago, quarter earnings amounted to $0.12. For the full fiscal year, the EPS is expected to grow -9.89% percent and 11.23% for the upcoming 5-years. The stock price changed -1.44% and closed at $6.85.

Here are the current price ratios of the company:

P/E ratio: 22.10

Price/Sales: 0.76

Price/Book: 8.25

Here are more major stocks which have announced results yesterday: Stock Earnings Review for 2012/01/04.

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