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Top Earnings Previews For The Week Ahead (JCP, LOW, URBN, DELL, HD, SKS, TJX, TSL, WMT, ALKS, BJ, DE, DDS, HPQ, PAAS, SPLS, TGT, ADSK, DLTR, GME, MPEL, CRM, SHLD, YGE)

Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is due Tuesday. Thomson Reuters has estimates of $1.09 EPS and $587.32 million in revenues; next quarter estimates are $1.07 EPS and $621.86 million in revenues.  With shares around $25.20, its 52-week trading range is $14.85 to $31.89.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is due Tuesday morning and the world’s largest retailer remains stuck. We are not looking for much good news on the quarterly same-store sales. Thomson Reuters has estimates of $0.95 EPS and $103.2 billion in revenues; next quarter estimates are $1.08 EPS and $107.69 billion in revenues.  With shares around $55.40, its 52-week trading range is $47.77 to $57.90.

Alkermes, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALKS) is sort of an afterthought now that its Elan deal has been announced. We are looking solely for a reiteration of its long-term targets and we are looking for more analysts coverage to go in its favor.  It is due Wednesday. 

BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. (NYSE: BJ) is due Wednesday and maybe we’ll get to find out more on would-be mergers. Thomson Reuters has estimates of $0.56 EPS and $2.81 billion in revenues; next quarter estimates are $0.72 EPS and $2.95 in revenues.  With shares around $51.77, its 52-week trading range is $36.77 to $52.38.

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is due Wednesday morning. Thomson Reuters has estimates of $2.06 EPS and $8.14 billion in revenues; next quarter estimates are $1.65 EPS and $7.28 billion in revenues.  With shares around $88.10, its 52-week trading range is $53.20 to $99.80.  Deere shares have now corrected 10% from the highs.

Dillard’s Inc. (NYSE: DDS) is due Wednesday with earnings and shares briefly hit a 52-week high on Friday morning.  Thomson Reuters has estimates of $0.91 EPS and $1.47 billion in revenues; next quarter estimates are $0.14 EPS and $1.41 billion in revenues.  With shares around $55.20, its 52-week trading range is $19.26 to $56.76.  Valuations are looking at a premium due to a restructuring and compared to peers.

Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) is due Wednesday after the close and we’ll be looking to see how Leo Apotheker’s second real earnings report can look.  Thomson Reuters has estimates of $1.21 EPS and $31.53 billion in revenues; next quarter estimates are $1.24 EPS and $31.80 billion in revenues.  With shares around $40.25, its 52-week trading range is $37.32 to $50.00.

Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) is due Wednesday and silver traders will want to know how it is dealing with the plummet in silver from the peak of just two weeks ago.  Thomson Reuters has estimates of $0.54 EPS and $218.67 million in revenues; next quarter estimates are $0.68 EPS and $247.59 million in revenues.  With shares around $31.75, its 52-week trading range is $22.21 to $43.06.

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