10 Earnings to Watch Monday

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Urban Outfitters (URBN), TAM (TAM), LJ International (JADE) and Yuhe International (YUII) are among the 10 stocks reporting quarterly earnings on Monday.

Some of these 10 stocks have upside potential in the range of 5% to 149%, with significant buy ratings and negligible sell ratings.

10. Winn-Dixie Stores ( WINN) is a food retailer operating primarily under the Winn-Dixie banner. The Company's stores are located in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. All of its stores offer grocery, meat, seafood, produce, deli, bakery, floral, health and beauty and other general merchandise items.

Net income for the third quarter of 2011 is forecast at $13.5 million on sales of $1.6 billion, compared to net income of $20.9 million on $1.7 billion sales recorded during 2010 third quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Earnings per share are pegged at 25 cents, down from 38 per share reported during the comparable quarter last year.

Of the eight analysts covering the stock, 38% recommend a buy, while 50% rate a hold. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 5.3% to $7.75 in value from current levels.

9. Urban Outfitters ( URBN) is a lifestyle specialty retail company that operates under the Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People and Terrain brands. The Company also operates a wholesale segment under the Free People and Leifsdottir brands.

For 2012 first quarter, net income is estimated at $41.8 million on sales of $532.3 million, lower than $53 million recorded on $480 million sales for the same period in 2011, as per analysts polled by Bloomberg. Earnings per share are forecast at 25 cents for the quarter, compared to 31 cents registered in 2011.

Of the 29 analysts covering the stock, 48.3% recommend a buy, while the same rate a hold. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 9.5% to $36 in value from current levels. Citigroup recently reiterated a hold rating on the stock.

8. Lowe's Companies ( LOW) is a home improvement retailer. It serves homeowners, renters and commercial business customers. Homeowners and renters primarily consist of do-it-yourself (DIY) customers and do-it-for-me (DIFM) customers, while Commercial business customers include those who work in the construction, repair/remodel, commercial and residential property management professions.

First-quarter 2012 sales are projected at $12.5 billion as against $12.4 billion recorded during the same period a year ago, as per analysts polled by Bloomberg. Moreover, earnings are expected to decline marginally to $483 million or 36 cents per share from $489 million or 34 cents per share during the first quarter of 2011.

Of the 25 analysts covering the stock, 52% recommend a buy, while 44% rate a hold. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 10.2% to $28.59 in value from current levels. Analysts at Piper Jaffray recently maintained its neutral rating on the stock with a price target of $28.

7. TAM ( TAM) is a Brazil-based company engaged in providing scheduled air transportation in both the domestic and the international markets through its operating subsidiaries, TAM Linhas Aereas, TAM Mercosur and Pantanal Linhas Aereas S.A.

For the first quarter of 2011, the company is expected to swing to a net income of $16.3 million on sales of $2 billion, compared to net loss of $32.3 million on $1.5 billion sales recorded during 2010 first quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Moreover, earnings per share are pegged at 39 cents.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 70% recommend a buy, while the remaining rate a hold. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 27.7% to $27.07 in value from current levels.

6. Pernix Therapeutics Holdings ( PTX) a specialty pharmaceutical company, is mainly focused on developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products in order to meet unmet medical needs primarily in pediatrics. Through a combination of internal development, acquisition and in-licensing activities, the company develops and promotes its products in almost 30 states.

Net income for the first quarter 2011 is forecast at $1.99 million on sales of $8.5 million, compared to net income of $1.49 million on $12.2 million sales recorded during 2010 fourth quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Earnings per share are seen at 10 cents for the quarter, up from 6 cents per share reported during fourth quarter of 2010.

Both the analysts covering the stock recommend a buy rating on it. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 65.3% to $20.5 in value from current levels.

5. LJ International ( JADE), a vertically integrated company, is involved in designing, branding, marketing, distribution and retail of a range of fine jewelry. With a specialization in colored jewelry segment, its product lines include earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings and bracelets. It carries on its business under the ENZO brand in the Asia Pacific region with major focus on Chinese market.

Net income for the first quarter of 2011 is forecast at $3.04 million on sales of $40.1 million, compared to net income of $1.69 million on $26.85 million sales recorded during 2010 first quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Earnings per share are seen at 10 cents, indicating an increase of 43% from the first quarter of 2010. Operating profit for the quarter is seen soaring 91% to $3.77 million from the year ago period.

The one analyst covering the stock has recommended a buy rating with an estimated gain of 75.4% $7.0 in value from current levels.

4. Dreams ( DRJ) is engaged in the business of manufacturing, distributing, retailing and selling of sports licensed products, memorabilia and acrylic display cases via multiple channels throughout the U.S.

Sales for first-quarter 2011 are expected at $22.7 million, compared to $16.5 million recorded in the year-ago quarter, based on consensus estimates of analysts polled by Reuters. Losses are projected to narrow to $0.4 million or 1-cent per share, compared to $0.9 million or 2 cents during the year-ago quarter.

All of the four analysts covering the stock recommend a buy. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 82% to $4.17 in value from current levels.

3. SORL Auto Parts ( SORL) through its 90% ownership of Ruili Group Ruian Auto Parts, develops, manufactures and distributes automotive air brake systems, air controlling systems and other related components to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and related aftermarket. It has its operations in China and internationally.

Net income for the first quarter of 2011 is forecast at $4.68 million on sales of $49.56 million, compared to net income of $3.16 million on $34.1 million sales recorded during 2010 first quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Earnings per share are seen at 24 cents, indicating a 41% increase from the first quarter of 2010. Return on equity for the quarter is seen at 16.3% as compared to 15.7% in the year ago period.

Of the 6 analysts covering the stock, 67% recommend a buy while the remaining rate it a hold. There are no sell ratings. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 118.6% to $12.4 in value from current levels.

2. Zogenix ( ZGNX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, has two proprietary product candidates in late-stage development for the treatment of central nervous system disorders and pain. Its two products are SUMAVEL DosePro, its first commercial product, and its lead product candidate ZX002.

Net loss for the first quarter 2011 is forecasted to come in at $17.4 million or 50 cents per share, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Sales for the quarter are seen at $9.8 million as compared to $8.80 in the fourth quarter of 2010. Gross margin for the quarter is likely to come in at 52.1% as against 44.8% in 2010 first quarter.

All the four analysts covering the stock recommend a buy rating on it. There are no sell ratings on the stock. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 128.3% to $10.0 in value from current levels.

1. Yuhe International ( YUII), operates through its subsidiaries and is involved in the supply of day-old chicken raised for meat production, or broilers, in China. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Weifang Yuhe Poultry it purchases parent breeding stock from breeder farms and then carries on the subsequent activities.

Net income for the first quarter 2011 is forecast at $4.94 million as compared to $2.93 million recorded during 2010 first quarter, according to analysts polled by Bloomberg. Sales are seen increasing by 66% to $19.5 million during the quarter. Operating profit for the company during the quarter is forecasted to increase by 72% to $5.1 million from $2.97 million in the earlier year period. Furthermore, for the same period gross margins are also seen improving to 33.7% from 33.2%.

All the three analysts covering the stock suggest a buy rating on it. There are no sell ratings on it. Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 148.5% to $15.3 in value from current levels.

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