Alphabet reports after the close Thursday, and the focus is likely to be on demand for the company’s cloud and streaming services during Q2.
E-commerce giant Amazon Inc. is set to release Q2 2020 results on July 30. This will be an interesting earnings report since investors will get a glimpse of how the pandemic may have impacted the company’s e-commerce and cloud computing segments.
Apple is set to release its Q3 earnings report on Thursday. Investors will be focusing on iPhone sales, the impact of store closures, and any other guidance for coming quarters.
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Since reporting a surprise profit for the third quarter in a row last time around, a lot has gone right for Tesla. But shares have had such a jolt to the upside that investors heading into Wednesday’s earnings report may be wondering whether the automaker can continue its momentum.
After strength early in pandemic, can MSFT continue to thrive in its fiscal Q4? The company reports on Wednesday after the close, and, as always, cloud results loom large.
Once again, Energy sector earnings are expected to be the worst in the S&P 500 as the COVID-19 crisis pushed crude prices to all-time lows.
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Netflix has been a beneficiary of the stay-at-home economy, and the question as earnings approach is how many more subscribers it added after a banner Q1.
JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Citigroup are in the vanguard of big banks reporting earnings this week, and investors might gain more insight into the impact of the pandemic by listening to their executives.
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