2 Stocks Generating More Trading Demand After Earnings

Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, January 26, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for net income of 84 cents per share, a rise of 16.7% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 81 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has risen from 83 cents during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting profit of $4.84 per share, a rise of 9% from last year.

Last quarter, the company came in at net income of $1.71 per share against a mean estimate of profit of $1.70 per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the second quarter, it missed forecasts by 11 cents. On average, analysts predict $2.05 billion in revenue this quarter, a rise of 7.9% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $8.75 billion for the year, a rise of 12.5% from last year’s revenue of $7.78 billion.

Competitors to Watch: PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG), The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL), RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM), Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR).

VistaPrint Limited (NASDAQ:VPRT) will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, January 26, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 60 cents per share, a decline of 20% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 52 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved up. It has been unchanged at 60 cents during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 47% versus last year to 97 cents.

Last quarter, the company topped estimates by 0 cents, coming in at net income of 19 cents per share against a mean estimate of profit of 14 cents. The company fell in line with estimates in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year. On average, analysts predict $297.1 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 26.9% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $1.02 billion for the year, a rise of 24.8% from last year’s revenue of $817 million.

Competitors to Watch: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (NASDAQ:RRD), Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL), InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INWK), Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX), Champion Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHMP), Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE:CVO), Centro Grafico Cegrafico SA (AMEX:CGR).