Earnings Whisper: Tesla (TSLA), Cerner Corp (CERN), Groupon (GRPN), Herbalife (HLF), Zynga (ZNGA)

All eyes will be on Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) after today’s close. Wall Street analysts are on average expecting the electric car maker to post $1.25 billion in sales during the quarter. This would show a $430 million increase from the Q215 revenue of $955 million and an increase of about $326 million from the same period in Q214. EPS in Q315 are expected to come in at a loss of ($0.60), compared to a profit of $0.02 per share a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of ($0.59) per share.

As a quick reminder, TSLA reported Q2/15 EPS of ($0.48), $0.12 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of ($0.60).

On valuation measures, Tesla Motors Inc. shares have a PEG and forward P/E ratio of -2.35 and 95.87, respectively. Price/Sales for the same period is 7.10 while EPS is ($4.14). Currently there are 7 analysts that rate TSLA a ‘Buy’, 8 rate it a ‘Hold’. 3 analysts rate it a ‘Sell’. TSLA has a median Wall Street price target of $280 with a high target of $450.

Shares of Tesla are marginally lower to $213.25 in pre-market trading on Tuesday.

Cerner Corporation (CERN) is set to announce its Q315 earnings today after the market close. Analysts expect the healthcare IT company to report EPS of $0.55 and revenue of $1.17 billion. That would be $0.03 higher the $0.52 per share posted last quarter and $0.13 higher the $0.42 posted in the Q314. Revenue is projected to be $330 million higher than the $840 million posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.56 per share.

As a quick reminder, CERN reported in-line Q215 EPS of $0.52 Revenue increased 51.44% year-over-year to $1.29 billion versus the $1.2 billion consensus.

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) is scheduled to release Q315 earnings after the close today. The Street is looking for EPS of $0.02 and revenue of $732.56 million. Last quarter, the company posted a significant negative earnings surprise of 33.33%, reporting EPS of $0.02, $0.01 lower than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.03. Revs fell 1.76% year-over-year to $738.4 million vs the $751.6 million reported. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.03 per share.

Groupon shares surged 2.35% to $3.92 in early morning trading.

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) is scheduled to report Q315 results after the market close today. The Street has consensus estimates of $1.06 in earnings per share and $1.16 billion in revenue. In the Q3 of the previous year,  the nutrition company posted $1.45 in EPS and $1.26 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $1.15 per share.

As a quick reminder, HLF reported Q215 EPS of $1.24, $0.13 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $1.11. Revs decreased 8.40% on a YoY- basis to $1.2 billion versus the $1.14 billion consensus.

HLF was down 0.90% at $56.40 in early trade, moving within a 52-week range of $27.60 to $61.95. The name is currently valued at $5.26 billion.

Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA) is set to announce its Q315 earnings after the market close on Tuesday. Analysts expect the operator of online social games to report earnings per share of ($0.01) and revenue of $186.45 million. Revenue is projected to be $9.85 million higher than the $176.6 million posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.01 per share.

As a quick reminder, ZNGA reported Q215 EPS of ($0.01), 1c better than the Street’s consensus estimate of ($0.02). Revs increased 30.48% year-over-year to $153.2 million versus the $156.84 million consensus.

ZNGA closed at $2.39 on Monday and is currently trading 3.77% higher at $2.48.

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