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Alphabet, Disney, Ford, Twitter, Uber and More Major Earnings Coming This Week

Chris Lange

The fourth-quarter earnings reporting season has reached a peak, but many more major companies will be sharing their results soon. With the coronavirus and trade tensions dominating the news flow, it is increasingly important to pay attention to the fundamentals and what these earnings reports have to say. Here, 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few of the most anticipated quarterly reports expected this week.

We have included the consensus earnings estimates, as well as the stock price and trading history. Be advised that the earnings and revenue estimates may change ahead of the formal reports, and some companies may change reporting dates as well.

Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) fourth-quarter report is scheduled for Monday after the close. The consensus forecast calls for earnings per share (EPS) of $12.55 on $46.93 billion in revenue. Shares were trading at $1,432.78 apiece on Friday’s close. The consensus price target is $1,539.28, and the 52-week trading range is $1,027.03 to $1,500.58.

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will report its fiscal first-quarter results after the markets close on Tuesday. Analysts are looking for $1.46 in EPS and $20.78 billion in revenue. Shares most recently were trading at $138.31, with a consensus price target of $157.76. The stock has a 52-week trading range of $107.32 to $153.41.

Expect Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) to release its most recent quarterly results late on Tuesday as well. The consensus forecast calls for $0.15 in EPS and $36.49 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter. Shares closed at $8.82. The consensus price target is $10.09, and shares have traded between $8.16 and $10.56 in the past 52 weeks.

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) also is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday afternoon. The consensus estimates call for $0.01 in EPS and revenue of $562.61 million. The stock was last trading at $18.38 a share. The consensus price target is $19.18, and the 52-week trading range is $6.70 to $19.75.

Spotify Technology S.A.’s (NYSE: SPOT) fourth-quarter report is expected Wednesday before the markets open. The consensus forecast calls for a net loss of $0.25 per share on $2.09 billion in revenue. Shares closed trading at $141.30 on Friday. The consensus price target is $167.04, and shares have traded in a 52-week range of $110.57 to $161.38.

The General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) fourth-quarter report is due before Wednesday’s opening bell as well. The consensus estimates are EPS of $0.01 and $31.04 billion in revenue. Shares closed at $33.39. The consensus price target is $47.76, and the 52-week range trading range is $32.97 to $41.90.

Merck & Co. Inc.’s (NYSE: MRK) fourth-quarter report also is scheduled for first thing on Wednesday. The consensus forecast calls for EPS of $1.15 on $11.98 billion in revenue. Shares were trading at $85.44 apiece on Friday’s close. The consensus price target is $99.35, and the 52-week trading range is $72.23 to $92.64.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) will report its fourth-quarter results after regular trading ends on Wednesday. Analysts are looking for $2.75 in EPS and $1.4 billion in revenue. Shares most recently traded at $866.76, with a consensus price target of $891.44. The stock has a 52-week trading range of $519.09 to $888.58.

The Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) fourth-quarter report is due after Wednesday’s closing bell too. The consensus estimates are EPS of $0.21 and $593.07 million in revenue. Shares closed at $74.69. The consensus price target is $75.14, and the 52-week range trading range is $54.41 to $83.20.

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Thursday morning. The consensus estimates call for $0.28 in EPS and revenue of $996.53 million. The stock was last trading at $32.48 a share. The consensus price target is $34.05, and the 52-week trading range is $28.63 to $45.86.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s (NYSE: BMY) fourth-quarter report is expected Thursday before the markets open. The consensus forecast calls for $0.94 in EPS on $6.19 billion in revenue. Shares closed trading at $62.95 on Friday. The consensus price target is $72.00, and shares have traded in a 52-week range of $42.48 to $68.34.

Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) is expected to release its most recent quarterly results late on Thursday. The consensus forecast calls for −$0.68 in EPS and $4.06 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter. Shares closed at $36.29. The consensus price target is $44.83, and shares have traded between $25.58 and $47.08 in the past 52 weeks.

And look for Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) to release its most recent quarterly results after the close on Thursday as well. The consensus forecast calls for $1.19 in EPS and $2.68 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter. Shares ended the week at $58.48. The consensus price target is $62.90, and shares have traded between $39.85 and $61.90 in the past 52 weeks.