Loop Capital upgraded discount retailer Dollar Tree (DLTR) to a “buy” rating on April 18, 2018.
The NASDAQ Composite Index (QQQ) and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) opened higher on Wednesday.
Wall Street analysts gave a high estimate of $2.02 and a low estimate of $1.65 on Discover’s earnings per share for 1Q18.
Ray Dalio recently shared his views on the current trade war talk and the rising concern about other geopolitical tensions.
NextEra Energy (NEE) plans to report its 1Q18 results on April 24. Analysts expect NEE to report revenues of ~$4.2 billion.
Hershey (HSY) plans to announce its 1Q18 results on April 26. Analysts expect its sales and earnings per share to improve year-over-year.
The US dollar (UUP) came under pressure after Donald Trump fired off a tweet about Russia and China on Monday.
In 4Q17, Gilead Sciences (GILD) reported revenues close to $5.9 billion, which is a year-over-year (or YoY) drop of around 19%.
In 4Q17, Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) generated revenues of $436.4 million compared to $396.6 in 4Q16.
Goldman Sachs (GS) posted its strongest quarterly numbers in three years.
On April 17, 2018, natural gas May 2018 futures fell 0.5% and settled at $2.74 per MMBtu (million British thermal units).
Analysts estimate that in 1Q18, Exelixis will generate revenue of $141.0 million compared to $120.1 million in 4Q17.
Of eight analysts tracking Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, one analyst rated it as a “strong buy,” and six analysts gave it a “buy” rating.
In this series, we’ll look at ECA’s revenue expectations, production guidance, cash flow estimates, and the odds of it beating EPS expectations.
Ford (F) is set to release its 1Q18 earnings results on April 25, 2018.
Altria (MO) is scheduled to announce its 1Q18 earnings before the market opens on April 26, 2018. As of April 17, it was trading at $63.97.
Juniper Networks (JNPR) is expected to announce its 1Q18 results on May 1, 2018.
JPMorgan Chase posted EPS (earnings per share) of $2.37 in 1Q18, beating analysts’ estimate of $2.28.
USA Compression Partners, CSI Compressco, and Archrock Partners are up 11%, 32%, and 4%.
Whiting Petroleum (WLL) is expected to release its 1Q18 earnings on April 30 after the market closes.