Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS), Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ), Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM), Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO), and Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) are each scheduled to report its quarterly financial performance on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
Janus Capital Group (JNS)
Global investment management firm, Janus Capital Group Inc (NYSE:JNS) is expected by analysts to deliver a better financial results for the second quarter. The group is expected to report $0.15 earnings per share, higher than its $0.13 EPS in the same period a year ago. Its revenue is expected to increase from $206 million to $217 million.
For the full fiscal 2013, analysts estimated that its EPS at $0.63 and revenue at $870.45 million. Janus Capital has $163.8 billion assets under management.
Lazard Ltd (LAZ)
Analysts expected Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) to report strong earnings results for the second quarter. The average consensus EPS estimate for the company was $0.33, higher than its $0.25 EPS in the same period last year. Its revenue is expected to increase by 3 percent from $436 million a year ago to $449.91 million.
Lazard is projected to deliver $1.65 earnings per share and$1.87 billion revenue for the entire 2013. Last year, the company generated $1.44 EPS and $1.91 billion revenue.
Legg Mason Inc (LM)
Zacks Equity Research projected that Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM)‘s earnings results for its fiscal first quarter 2014 will be weak. The research firm downgraded its rating for the company to underperform and anticipated that it will post $0.80 earnings per share. For its full fiscal 2014, Legg Mason is expected to post $3.42 earnings per share.
“The company’s initiatives to improve profitability through adding innovative product solutions to client bases, tapping potential investment capacities, expanding distribution relationships and undertaking cost-saving measures are commendable. However, a sluggish economic recovery and net asset outflows remain plausible concerns. Hence, an improvement in the overall profitability might be limited in the near term,” wrote Zacks Equity Research.
Lorillard Inc. (LO)
Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO) is expected to report strong financial results for the quarter. Analysts estimated that it generate $0.80 earnings per share, higher than its $0.73 EPS in the same period a year ago. Its revenue is projected to be around $1.28 billion, 6.6 percent higher than its $1.20 billion revenue last year. For the full fiscal 2013, its estimated EPS and revenue were around $3.12 and $4.97 billion, respectively.
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN)
Meanwhile, analysts projected that the earnings of Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) will be slightly lower for the quarter at $0.84 compared with its $0.83 earnings per share in the same period last year. Its revenue is estimated to increase by 2.4 percent from $1.01 billion to $1.04 billion. For the entire 2013, the company is expected to achieve $3.24 earnings per share and $4.13 billion revenue.