Earnings season hits its stride this week with a number of tech platforms expected to report. First up is the social media space, as Twitter and Facebook are expected to release earnings Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
With quarterly earnings season about to begin, the Communication Services sector is poised to be among the stand-outs in terms of revenue, according to third-party expectations.
Big banks continue reporting next week, with Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley all scheduled to share Q1 results.
As interest rates slide to new lows, Financial reporting season begins with concerns about the impact of declining yields and slowing economies.
Following a strong quarter from social media giant Facebook, Thursday’s earnings from Twitter might help give investors a better sense of whether Facebook was a one-off or if advertising interest is growing industry-wide.
February’s market seems poised for more possible volatility as investors watch how geopolitical issues like Brexit and U.S.-China tariff tensions unfold. Meanwhile, Q4 earnings season, now underway, is presenting a mixed bag and the government shutdown continues.
Tesla is expected to report after Wednesday’s close, after announcing price cuts and layoffs earlier this month. It reported a profit in the previous quarter.
Though January was marked by a steady climb in the stock market after a December selloff, the month seemed charged with uncertainty as major geopolitical questions remained unanswered and consumer confidence appeared to waver.
Microsoft, which in 2018 regained the title of largest company by market cap, is set to report FY Q2 earnings Wednesday after the close.
Facebook wraps up a year dogged by controversy Wednesday as it reports Q4 earnings. User and ad data continue to be in the spotlight, along with what’s expected to be decelerating revenue growth.
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The information technology sector is often seen as a high-growth one, yet revenue growth estimates are on the low end heading into fourth-quarter earnings season. Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the tech sector ahead of company reports.
Turmoil struck the markets in December as the Fed raised interest rates again. Stocks sank sharply amid worries about the economy, China tariffs, and more potential rate hikes next year.
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Nike reports fiscal second-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday, Dec. 20. The athletic apparel giant’s North American sales rebounded in the past two quarters and analysts are expecting the same this quarter. Here’s a look at what else is going on at the company ahead of Thursday’s report.
Tech giant Oracle reports fiscal second-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Monday, December 17. Here’s a look at what might be expected.
Investors can expect more volatility in December, when the stock market could react to a number of events.
Target Corporation (TGT) reports third-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday, November 20. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the big-box retailer's results.
Semiconductor company Nvidia reports earnings after market close on Thursday, November 15. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly report.
Walmart Inc reports third-quarter earnings before market open on Thursday, November 15. WMT has been heavily investing in expanding its ecommerce, which has weighed on recent quarterly results. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its Q3.
Home improvement retailer Home Depot reports third-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, November 13. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly report.
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Entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney Company (DIS) reports fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, Nov. 8. As DIS integrates the assets it bought from Fox, here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly report.
Gaming giant Activision Blizzard reports third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, Nov. 8. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly results.
Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly (LLY) reports third-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Here’s a look at what’s been going on at the healthcare company and what might be expected from its quarterly results.
China tech giant Alibaba reports earnings before market open Friday, Nov. 2. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the company’s second-quarter results.
Energy supermajors ExxonMobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) are scheduled to report earnings before market open on Friday, Nov. 2. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their quarterly results.
Following its two product launch events where it unveiled new iPhones and other products, tech giant Apple’s next event is its earnings report on Thursday, Nov. 1. Here’s a look at what might be expected from AAPL’s quarterly results.
Automaker General Motors (GM) reports third-quarter earnings before market open on October 31. Here’s a look at what’s been going on at the company and what might be expected from its quarterly report.
The October's stock saw volatile trading that had investors on a rock ride as earnings season got underway. The Nasdaq plunged into correction territory in a sudden late-month slide.
Social media company Facebook reports earnings after market close on Tuesday, October 30. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its third-quarter report.
Tech giant Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) reports third-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday, Oct. 25. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the company’s report.
Ecommerce and cloud computing company Amazon reports earnings after market close on Thursday, Oct. 25. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the tech giant’s quarterly results.
Chipmaker AMD reports earnings after market close on Wednesday, October 24. With the stock still up substantially in 2018, here’s a look at what might be expected from the company’s upcoming report.
Software and computing giant Microsoft reports earnings after market close on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly results.
Aerospace and defense giant Boeing and automaker Ford report earnings on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their quarterly reports.
Industrial giant Caterpillar reports earnings this week. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the heavy equipment maker’s quarterly report.
Telecom companies Verizon Communications and AT&T report earnings this week. Here’s a look at what might be expected from their quarterly reports.
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Legacy tech company IBM reports third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, October 16. Here’s a look at what might be expected from Big Blue’s report.
United Airlines reports third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, October 16. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the airline group’s quarterly results.
Video streaming giant Netflix reports third-quarter earnings after market close on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Here’s a look at what might be expected from its quarterly report.
Bank of America (BAC) reports earnings before market open on Monday, October 15. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the big bank’s quarterly report.
Earnings season kicks off with reports from JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, and Citigroup on Friday, Oct. 12. Here’s a look at what’s been going on at the big banks and what might be expected from their quarterly reports.
Nike reports earnings after market close on Tuesday, Sept. 25, with its stock just shy of all-time highs. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the athletic giant’s results.
Oracle reports earnings after market close on Monday, September 17. Here’s a look at what might be expected from the tech giant’s quarterly report.
Geopolitical issues flared up again in August with Turkey’s potential currency crisis. Concerns over the headlines were seemingly tempered by strong earnings reports.
In August, the Fed left rates unchanged and earnings season overall didn’t disappoint. What might be in store for September?
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July seemed to be a repeat of what investors have experienced for much of 2018: geopolitical news and earnings competing for attention. By the end of the month, strong corporate numbers appeared to have the edge, at least for now.
July seemed to be a repeat of past months where market focus shifted between geopolitical headlines and corporate and economic data. Could this continue in August? Learn about upcoming market events and what to watch for in the coming month.
Performances have been mixed across the retail sector in 2018. Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the sector ahead of upcoming earnings reports.
The energy sector has been helped by a sustained recovery in oil prices in 2018. Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the sector ahead of upcoming Q2 earnings reports.
Major companies in the health care sector report earnings over the next several weeks. Here’s a look at what’s been going on in the sector ahead of Q2 earnings reports.
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