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.
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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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
Investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley report earnings before market open on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The two will round out reports from the other major U.S. banks that have already reported.
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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.
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