Defense and aerospace giant Boeing Co. (BA: Quote) 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: Quote), 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: Quote) 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: Quote) 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: Quote) 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: Quote) 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: Quote), Health Net, Inc. (HNT: Quote), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL: Quote), MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV: Quote), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK: Quote), Amdocs Limited (DOX: Quote), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP: Quote), Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC: Quote), Avalonbay Communities Inc. (AVB: Quote), Cabot Corp. (CBT: Quote), Callaway Golf Co. (ELY: Quote), Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS: Quote), Cohu, Inc. (COHU: Quote), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE: Quote), Electronic Arts Inc. (EA: Quote), Extreme Networks Inc. (EXTR: Quote), Intersil Corporation (ISIL: Quote), Kilroy Realty Corp. (KRC: Quote), Knight Transportation Inc. (KNX: Quote), Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR: Quote), Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI: Quote), Regency Centers Corporation (REG: Quote), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS: Quote) and STMicroelectronics NV (STM: Quote) are also scheduled to report their results today.
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