Earnings season is in full swing and the coming week is going to be extremely active with big earnings reports. 24/7 Wall St. has tried to preview several top earnings for the week ahead.
NYSE Euronext, Inc. (NYSE: NYX) is on Monday and the following earnings reports are due on Tuesday: Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI); Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM); Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM); Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK); Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI); Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO).
Wednesday’s top earnings reports on deck are as follows: American Water Works Co. (NYSE: AWK); Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY); Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA); First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR); Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN); Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG); MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA); Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC); Visa Inc. (NYSE: V); and Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM).
We will provide previews for the larger report due on Thursday as the reports get closer. As a reminder, some of the dates and estimates may change and some of them may have already changed. Consensus estimates are from Thomson Reuters and we have provided color on each if applicable.
NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) reports on Monday. The consensus estimates are $0.48 EPS and $611.1 million in revenues. Shares are around $27.00, and the consensus analyst price target is $32.30. Now that the German merger (the German takeover of America’s top exchange) is off the table, investors are focusing on the values here.
TUESDAY, May 1
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) is due Tuesday morning and its shares have been battered along with the entire coal sector. Estimates are $0.16 EPS and $1.12 billion in revenues. Shares are around $9.50, and the consensus analyst price target is $32.30.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM) is due Tuesday morning and estimates are $0.59 EPS and $21.4 billion in revenues. Shares are around $31.00, and the consensus analyst price target is almost $34.00.
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) reports after the close on Tuesday and it has been riding the Apple wave. The consensus estimates are $0.55 EPS and $1.8 billion in revenues. Shares are around $36.30 and the consensus analyst price target is $42.40.