leaving you fully prepared to respond quickly to whatever inevitable surprises arise. That way, you'll be less likely to make an uninformed
On Tuesday, Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL ) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting earnings is to anticipate how they'll do before they announce results, leaving you fully prepared to respond quickly to whatever inevitable surprises arise. That way, you'll be less likely to make an uninformed knee-jerk reaction to news that turns out to be exactly the wrong move.
The deepwater-drilling industry has enjoyed huge amounts of activity in recent years, with new oil and gas finds sporting lucrative reserves but in difficult-to-reach places. Seadrill has been one of the biggest growth stories in energy over that period, but more recently, it hasn't lived up to investors' full expectations. Let's take an early look at what's been happening with Seadrill over the past quarter and what we're likely to see in its quarterly report.
Stats on Seadrill
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Earnings Beats in Past 4 Quarters
Source: Yahoo! Finance.
Will Seadrill finally satisfy investors this quarter?