Upcoming Earnings Releases to Preview: HOG, INTC, JNJ, JNPR, ISRG

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With continued market volatility rattling investors and traders recently, following is some information on upcoming earnings releases:

  • Harley Davidson, Inc. is planning to release its earnings on Oct 18. The consensus estimate is $0.76 per share, based on 13 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.40 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 90%.  The shares recently traded at $34.98 and have traded in a 52-week range of $29.86 to $46.88.   About the company: Harley-Davidson, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells motorcycles. The Company’s products include heavyweight touring, custom, and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, and general merchandise. Harley-Davidson also provides motorcycle floor planning and parts and accessories financing to its North American and European dealers.
  • Intel Corp. is planning to release its earnings on Oct 18. The consensus estimate is $0.61 per share, based on 45 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.52 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 17%. The shares recently traded at $21.93 and have traded in a 52-week range of $18.90 to $23.96.  About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is planning to release its earnings on Oct 18. The consensus estimate is $2.76 per share, based on 16 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $2.14 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 29%.  The shares recently traded at $369.78 and have traded in a 52-week range of $246.05 to $415.19.  About the company: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. design, manufactures and markets surgical systems. The Company’s surgical system controls Intuitive Surgical endoscopic instruments, including rigid endoscopes, blunt and sharp endoscopic dissectors, scissors, scalpels, forceps/pickups, needle holders, endoscopic retractors, electrocautery, ultrasonic cutters, and accessories during surgical procedures.
  • Johnson & Johnson is planning to release its earnings on Oct 18. The consensus estimate is $1.21 per share, based on 16 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $1.23 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of -2%.  The shares recently traded at $62.45 and have traded in a 52-week range of $57.50 to $68.05.  About the company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • Juniper Networks, Inc. is planning to release its earnings on Oct 18. The consensus estimate is $0.28 per share, based on 36 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.32 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of -13%. The shares recently traded at $19.47 and have traded in a 52-week range of $16.67 to $45.01. About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. Data about earnings releases are sourced via Reuters. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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