While the second-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, investors will still see a trickle of companies reporting results next week. They include Heinz, Joy Global, Pandora Media, Splunk, and Tiffany.
Among the 482 companies in the S&P 500 index that have reported earnings so far, 70 percent have reported earnings above the mean estimate. Just 42 percent have reported revenue above the mean estimate, according to data compiled by FactSet.
For the third quarter, 77 companies have issued negative earnings-per-share guidance and 21 companies have issued positive EPS guidance, FactSet said.
We ran a screen and produced a list of 12 key companies set to report their earnings Aug. 27-31. We have highlighted their expected reporting dates and times, along with analysts EPS and Thomson Reuters revenue estimates, as well as the stocks year-to-date performances.
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