The S&P 500 Index is on track to finish second-quarter earnings season at historic highs, with just a handful of the benchmarks' members still set to report earnings.
Tuesday's hot stocks to watch list is a hodgepodge of companies posting quarterly results, including a major electronics retailer, a firearms manufacturer, a semiconductor company, and more.
Get all 10 stocks to watch right here...
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) Aims to Continue Turnaround with Q3 Earnings Today
Struggling personal computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) is on tap to report fiscal Q3 earnings after today's closing bell.
Wall Street is looking for HP to post fiscal Q3 earnings per share (EPS) of $0.89, up from $0.86 in the same quarter a year ago. HP has said it expects EPS of $0.86 to $0.90.Here's what else investors will be looking at - as well as the secret weapon that could propel HPQ stock higher...
Why Home Depot (NYSE: HD) Stock Is Up Today, and Where It's Headed Now
Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) stock was up 6.1% this morning (Tuesday) from yesterday's close, and touched a 52-week high of $88.72 after the company's second-quarter profits and earnings per share (EPS) topped analysts' estimates.
HD announced EPS of $1.52 on revenue of $23.81 billion. That beat consensus estimates of $1.45 per share on revenue of $23.61 billion.
HD stock may be trading at 52-week highs, but it hasn't reached its peak.This huge market condition will drive the HD stock price now...
GPRO, TSLA, XOM Top Today's Hot Stocks to Watch
The second-quarter earnings parade continues Thursday with a barrage of earnings from some key sector players.On tap to post results today are a new IPO darling, a niche electric car company, and a couple of oil giants.
Silver Stock Earnings to Watch: ABX, AEM, HL, CDE
This week is one of the busiest for second-quarter earnings.
Among companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, 148 post results this week, according to FactSet. A couple of key silver stock earnings are among reports to watch today (Wednesday) and tomorrow, and another is on tap to release results next week.Take a look...
AT&T (NYSE: T) Stock Down After Earnings Miss Today; More Challenges Remain
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) stock was down 1.5% in after-hours trading today (Wednesday) after the company reported earnings per share (EPS), excluding significant items, of $0.62 on consolidated revenue of $32.6 billion. Both those figures missed consensus estimates, which projected EPS of $0.63 on $33.2 billion in revenue.
Second-quarter EPS was down from the year-ago period when the company reported $0.67. Revenue was up slightly from last year's total of $32.08.While the company did report strong subscriber growth, the stock has still been lackluster. Here's why...
AAPL Earnings Full of Clues of How Stock Gets to New Highs
Investors needed to sleep on a deceptively boring earnings report, but by this morning the positive news the company shared in its conference call had pushed Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock up nearly 3%.
Much of that had to do with the iPhone, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's most important product and the primary catalyst of Apple stock.
But investors weren't just reacting to the encouraging iPhone news.In Tuesday's conference call, CEO Tim Cook revealed several other positive surprises...
Four Bullish Catalysts Driving Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock After Earnings Release
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) stock was flat in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.55 and revenue of $23.38 billion.
Revenue beat expectations of $23 billion, but EPS missed analysts' estimates of $0.60 for the quarter. However, Microsoft attributed the earnings miss to its acquisition of Nokia Corp. (NYSE ADR: NOK), which the company said accounted for a loss of $0.08 per share.And while Microsoft’s revenue totals should send the stock higher in the short term, there are four catalysts that are really driving MSFT stock higher…
Chipotle Stock (NYSE: CMG), Earnings Crush KO and MCD in Food Co. Battle
Americans' tastes are changing. They're forgoing fast food burgers and cans of cola for healthier options like freshly made burritos - specifically, from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG).
Investors also appear to be making the switch, with Chipotle stock soaring today.The proof is in these just-released earnings reports and today’s stock action from three major industry players. Take a look...
Why We Love General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Stock and Today's Earnings
On Friday morning, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) met Wall Street expectations when it reported second quarter earnings ahead of the bell, sending GE stock up more than 1% in pre-market trading.There were two notable takeaways from GE's earnings today. Here they are, plus why we're so excited about GE stock in coming months based on these "three powerful catalysts"...
Why Google Stock Gained 2.3% After Today's Earnings
Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) reported second quarter 2014 earnings after the bell on Thursday.Here are the results, what our expert keyed into, and what he thinks is in store for Google stock in coming months…
EBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) Stock Rises Following Q2 Earnings – Here Are the Main Points
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) stock was up in after hours following the company's q2 earnings report.Find out how eBay is doing here…
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) Rounds Out Big Bank Earnings – Here's What We Know
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) reported Q2 earnings Wednesday that were dragged down by mounting litigation costs in addition to a decline in mortgage originations.
Second-quarter earnings from big banks have so far mostly surpassed estimates, but investor reactions have been mixed.Wednesday also brought numbers from some major regional banks. Let’s first look at how BofA fared and how reported Q2 earnings affected BAC stock today…