Key Earnings Reactions (October 19, 2007)

October 19, 2007 by Douglas A. McIntyre

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices -$0.71 EPS vs -$0.62 est.
(BSX) Boston Scientific $0.20 EPS vs $0.07 guidance.
(CAT) Caterpillar $1.40 EPS vs $1.43 est.; narrows 2007 guidance.
(FITB) Fifth Third $0.71 EPS vs $0.68 est.
(GOOG) Google traded up 1% after beating earnings; added 2,100 jobs.
(HOG) Harley Davidson $1.07 EPS vs $1.05 est.; cautious near-term.
(HON) Honeywell $0.81 EPS vs $0.81 est.
(ISRG) Intuitive Surgical traded up almost 5% after beating earnings and raising guidance.
(MMM) 3M $1.29 EPS vs. $1.28 est.; guidance looks raised but that is on gains.
(PMCS) PMC-Sierra slightly beat estimates but CEO retiring; stock traded up marginally.
(SLB) Schlumberger $1.09 EPS vs $1.07 est.
(SNDK) SanDisk indicating down after beating earnings and seeing slight drop in pricing.
(WB) Wachovia $1.05 EPS vs $1.03 est.; was $0.90 after items.
(XLNX) Xilinx $0.30 EPS vs $0.29 est.
(XRX) Xerox $0.27 EPS vs. $0.26 est.

Jon C. Ogg
October 19, 2007