3 Industrial Stocks With Earnings on the Horizon

Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, April 30, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for net income of $1.62 per share, a decline of 5.8% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from $1.75. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It also has dropped from $1.63 during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 10.1% compared to last year’s $8.61.

The company missed estimates last quarter after beating forecasts in the prior two. In the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, the company reported profit of $2.25 per share versus a mean estimate of net income of $2.26 per share. In the third quarter of the last fiscal year, the company beat estimates by 6 cents. Analysts predict a rise of 7.3% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $1.07 billion.

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (NYSE:JEC) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, April 30, 2012. The average analyst estimate is for profit of 74 cents per share, a rise of 17.5% from the company’s actual earnings for the year-ago quarter. The average estimate is the same as three months ago. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged. It also has not changed during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 15.1% compared to last year’s $3.05.

Last quarter, the company saw net income of 70 cents per share versus a mean estimate of profit of 70 cents per share. This comes after two consecutive quarters of exceeding expectations. Analysts predict a rise of 8.6% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $2.78 billion.

Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, April 30, 2012. The average estimate of analysts is for the company to break even after the company reported a loss of 5 cents per share in the year-earlier quarter. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from one cent. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has been unchanged at breaking even during the last month. Analysts are projecting profit to rise by 1000% versus last year to 22 cents.

Last quarter, the company fell short of estimates by 0 cents, coming in at net loss of 9 cents per share against a mean estimate of a loss of 3 cents. The company fell in line with expectations in the third quarter of the last fiscal year. Analysts predict a rise of 3.4% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $1.83 billion.