Dynegy and Woodward on Trading Radars Before Earnings

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, November 14, 2011. The average estimate of analysts is for a loss of 19 cents per share, a wider loss from the year earlier quarter net loss of 18 cents. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 13 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate moved down. It has risen from a loss of 23 cents during the last month. Last quarter, the company came in at net loss of 31 cents per share against a mean estimate of a loss of 47 cents per share, beating estimates after missing them in the previous quarter. In the first quarter, it missed forecasts by 20 cents.

Analysts are projecting a decline of 11.1% in revenue from the year-earlier quarter to $688.6 million.

Competitors to Watch: Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN), NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:CEG), Genon Energy Inc (NYSE:GEN), The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), Atlantic Power Corporation (ATP), ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE), The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:TEG), and CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP).

Woodward Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, November 14, 2011.  The average estimate of analysts is for profit of 55 cents per share, a rise of 17% from the company’s actual earnings for the same quarter a year ago. 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 23.3% versus last year to $1.85.

The company is looking to make a streak of three quarters of beating estimates. Last quarter, it beat expectations by reporting net income of 51 cents per share, and the previous quarter, it had profit of 46 cents. On average, analysts predict $465.6 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 13% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $1.69 billion for the year, a rise of 15.8% from last year’s revenue of $1.46 billion.

Competitors to Watch: Parker-Hannifin Corp. (NYSE:PH), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), Honeywell Intl. Inc. (NYSE:HON), Broadwind Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN), Ocean Power Tech., Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT), Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ:CPST), Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR), Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC), and Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc. (HYEG).

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