Top 5 Earnings to Look For Thursday

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The broad markets have backed off their new highs as we enter the third month of 2017. Most of the retail stocks have reported their fiscal fourth-quarter results, and we are between earnings seasons. However, a few stragglers are reporting this week. 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of those companies reporting their latest results on Thursday.

We have included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters and the stock price and trading history, as well as added some additional color on each.

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) will share its most recent quarterly results in the morning. The consensus estimates call for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.05 and $169.45 million in revenue. Shares were last trading at $20.05, in a 52-week range of $16.37 to $30.46. The stock has a consensus analyst price target of $19.88.

Fiscal fourth-quarter results from Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) are also scheduled for early on Thursday. The consensus EPS estimate is $0.26, as well as $5.04 billion in revenue. Shares were trading at $8.95 on Wednesday. The consensus price target is $9.91, and the 52-week trading range is $7.24 to $11.37.

After the markets close, Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) is set to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results. The analysts’ consensus estimates call for EPS of $0.66 and $260.6 million in revenue. Shares were last changing hands at $20.98. The consensus price target is $22.00, and the 52-week range is $13.50 to $26.55.

Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) also is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results in the afternoon. The consensus analyst estimates are $2.13 in EPS and revenue of $1.54 billion. Shares traded at $274.37 on Wednesday. The consensus price target is $302.35. The 52-week range is $158.21 to $281.17.

And El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) is expected to share its latest quarterly earnings after the markets close. The consensus estimates call for $0.13 in EPS and $91.7 million in revenue. Shares were trading at $11.82, in a 52-week range of $10.08 to $15.44. The consensus price target is $14.80.