24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets have pulled back from their all-time highs on developing news about increasing tensions with North Korea. Although these concerns don’t pose much of a fundamental issue to most stocks, investors have seemingly used this opportunity to take profits. However, strong earnings reports from these stocks could help to push the markets back to their highs.
We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters, as well as the stock price and trading history.
Be advised that the earnings and revenue estimates may change ahead of the formal reports, and some companies change earnings dates as well.
Home Depot Inc. (HD) is expected to share its latest quarterly earnings early on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are $2.21 in earnings per share (EPS) and revenue of $27.8 billion. Shares closed at $154.88 on Friday, with a consensus analyst price target of $171.27 and a 52-week range of $119.20 to $160.86. For more, see our separate look at when Home Depot reports.
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The Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) earnings report for the most recent quarter is expected on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for a $0.37 in EPS and $861.95 million in revenue. Shares closed trading most recently at $17.76, in a 52-week range of $16.19 to $40.80. The consensus price target is $20.20.
L Brands Inc. (LB) fiscal second-quarter results are scheduled for Wednesday. The consensus earnings estimate is $0.44 per share, on $2.75 billion in revenue. The shares were last seen at $40.88. The consensus price target is $50.13, and the 52-week trading range is $40.77 to $79.67.
Target Corp. (TGT) is set to release its most recent quarterly results Wednesday. The consensus forecast calls for $1.17 in EPS and $16.26 billion in revenue. Shares ended the week at $55.66. The consensus price target is $58.38, and the 52-week range is $48.56 to $79.33.
Fiscal fourth-quarter results from Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) also are due out Wednesday. The consensus forecast sees $0.61 in EPS and $12.06 billion in revenue. Shares traded at $31.47. The 52-week range is $29.12 to $34.60, the consensus price target is $35.83.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) will report its most recent quarterly results on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for $0.91 in EPS and $7.06 billion in revenue. Shares closed trading at $151.70 on Friday, in a 52-week range of $86.01 to $160.39. The consensus price target is $170.46.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) fiscal second-quarter results also are scheduled for Thursday. The consensus forecast is $1.07 in EPS and $122.86 billion in revenue. Shares were last seen at $80.40. The 52-week range is $65.28 to $81.99, with a consensus analyst price target of $80.97.
And Deere & Co. (DE) will share its latest quarterly earnings on Friday. The consensus estimates are $1.91 in EPS and $6.92 billion in revenue. Shares were trading most recently at $126.70, in a 52-week range of $76.73 to $132.50. The consensus price target is $132.72.