Defense and aerospace giant Boeing Co. (BA) is due to post its fourth quarter results before the markets open. Earnings of the company are expected to decline to $1.19 per share from $1.83 per share reported a year earlier, whereas quarterly revenues are anticipated to rise to $22.36 billion from last year's $19.56 billion. Shares of BA closed Tuesday's trade at $73.65. (52-wk H/L $78.02/$66.82)
Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC), the maker of aircraft carriers and fighter jets, is scheduled to report fourth quarter results. The Los Angeles, California-based company is expected to earn $1.74 per share, lower than the prior year's $2.09 per share while revenues are anticipated to decline to $6.33 billion from last year's $6.51 billion. On the NYSE, NOC closed Tuesday's trade at $66.77. (52-wk H/L $71.25/$56.59)
JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU) will post its second-quarter results. The company is expected to record earnings of $0.14 per share, slightly down from $0.15 per share reported a year earlier. Besides, revenues are anticipated at $424.19 million, up from the prior year's $413.10 million. The company's shares closed Monday's regular trading at at $13.06. (52-wk H/L $15.17/$8.47)
Social networking giant Facebook, Inc. (FB) is slated to report fourth quarter results after the markets close. The Menlo Park, California-based company is expected to report a profit of $0.15 per share on revenues of $1.53 billion. The stock closed Tuesday at $30.79. (52-wk H/L $45.00/$17.55)
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) is expected to report fourth quarter results. The casinos operator is expected to report earnings of $0.59 per share compared to $0.57 per share a year ago. Also, the Nevada-based company is anticipated to generate revenues of $3.01 billion versus $2.54 billion in the prior-year quarter. The company's shares closed Tuesday's session at $51.08. (52-wk H/L $62.09/$34.72).
Chipmaker QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) will report its first quarter results today. The San Diego, California-based company's earnings are expected to rise to $1.13 per share from $0.97 per share reported a year earlier, while quarterly revenues are anticipated to increase to $5.90 billion from last year's $4.68 billion. The stock closed Tuesday at $63.45. (52-wk H/L $68.87/$53.09)
Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS), Health Net, Inc. (HNT), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL), MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK), Amdocs Limited (DOX), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP), Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC), Avalonbay Communities Inc. (AVB), Cabot Corp. (CBT), Callaway Golf Co. (ELY), Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS), Cohu, Inc. (COHU), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), Extreme Networks Inc. (EXTR), Intersil Corporation (ISIL), Kilroy Realty Corp. (KRC), Knight Transportation Inc. (KNX), Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI), Regency Centers Corporation (REG), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS) and STMicroelectronics NV (STM) are also scheduled to report their results today.
by RTT Staff Writer
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