Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Johnson & Johnson Tuesday (Before Market Open) – A company that had recently faced large class-action lawsuits after reports came out of long-term health defects from one of their products. Alternatively, J&J offers various cleaning and healthcare products that can provide a massive boost for revenue. Their expected EPS is $1.81, with revenue expected to be $21.73B, with quarterly revenue expected to increase by 4.7%.
3M Company Tuesday (Before Market Open) – 3M currently is the world leader in issuing PPE products to combat the Coronavirus. We can expect that the recent spike in Coronavirus cases will help 3M’s revenue for Q4. Expected EPS of $2.31 and Revenue of $8.49B, with expected quarterly revenue to increase 5%.
General Electric Tuesday (Before Market Open) – A blue-chip industrial company with four segments (Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, and Healthcare). Uniquely, General Electric has all 4 of its business segments with relatively proportional revenue. Through 9 months of 2020, the Aviation segment of General Electric is their leading business segment with over $16B in revenue. They have an expected EPS of $.11 and Revenue of $21.27B, with an expected decrease of quarterly revenue of -18.9%.
Lockheed Martin Tuesday (Before Market Open) – One of the world’s most extensive defense and aerospace technologies operates in four business segments (Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary, and Mission Systems (RMS), and Space Systems. Since the beginning of Covid-19, Lockheed Martin’s stock price has fallen considerably over the last few months. Expected EPS of $6.64, Revenue of $17B, and Expected quarterly revenue increase of 7%
Verizon Tuesday (Before Market Open) – One of the largest communication tech companies offers wireless voice and data services. They provide a wide variety of communication services, high-speed internet, and extensive network access. They have an expected EPS of $1.16 and Revenue of $34.4B, with an expected decrease in revenue of 1.1%.
American Express Corporation Tuesday (Before Market Open) – American Express the largest credit card company in the United States. They provide a premier network for high-spending customers and provide business-building services. As Covid-19 has hurt the consumer’s pocket, the supply of disposable income has significantly decreased, and $AXP has followed. Expected EPS of $1.26 and Revenue of $9.42B, with an expected decrease of quarterly revenue of -17%.
Microsoft Tuesday (After Market Close) – Microsoft is one of the technology space leaders, providing a wide array of specialized products and services. They are one of the world’s largest companies and are continuing to grow YoY. They are reporting their 10Q report, which is expected to be very strong. They are expected to have $40.12B in revenue for Q4 and an expected EPS of $1.64; quarterly revenue is expected to increase by 8.7%.
Advanced Micro Devices Tuesday (After Market Close) – Advanced Micro Devices is a leading semiconductor company that produces some of the most advanced microprocessors. They provide microprocessors for data centers, cell phone technology, and leaders in the gaming industry. They have had increased sales/revenue throughout Covid-19 as data-centers’ growth and video game systems have grown exponentially. Their expected EPS is $.50, and Revenue of $3.01B, with an expected quarterly revenue increase of 41.5%.
Starbucks Tuesday (After Market Close) – Starbucks, the leader in the caffeinated space, had posted Q3 losses, and we believe this trend will continue into Q4. As Covid-19 cases keep spiking and people tend to stay home, the disposable income to spend on coffee decreases. The expected EPS is $.60, and revenue is anticipated to be $6.88B, with expected quarterly earnings are -30.4%.
Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
Boeing Wednesday (Before Market Open) – Boeing had one of the more challenging years in its history, and we expect the earnings release to reflect that. At the end of Q4, the FAA had certified that the 737MAX could fly safely, but then recently had another plane crash. Boeing was able to sign military contracts throughout the time they were waiting for certification and used that to keep themselves afloat. Expected EPS of -$1.60 and expected revenue to be $15.07B, and the quarterly revenues are expected to decrease by 16%.
AT&T Wednesday (Before Market Open) – The world’s largest communications services company that provides a premium network, high-speed internet, and paid TV provider. Their stock has had a weak last nine months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Their expected EPS is $.75, and Revenue of $44.54B, with a predicted revenue decrease of 5%.
Abbot Wednesday (Before Market Open) – Abbot is a healthcare provider who has posted hefty profits throughout the pandemic by leading technology for testing for Covid-19. They offer various products, including medical devices, genetics, and nutritional branded foods. The stock has reached an all-time high and is continuing to climb. They have an expected EPS of $1.40 and Revenue of $9.91B, with an anticipated revenue increase this quarter of 19%.
Nasdaq Wednesday (Before Market Open) – Nasdaq is a holding company that provides trading, regulatory, security listings, and public company services. The company’s operating segments include Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services, and technology solutions. Their expected EPS is $1.52, and revenue is expected to be $739.53M, with an anticipated decrease of quarterly revenue by 30%.
Blackstone Wednesday (Before Market Open) – One of the leading asset management and alternative investment firms. Alternative asset management includes Corporate Private Equity Funds, Real Estate Funds, Fund of Funds, credit-oriented funds, and closed-end mutual funds. Expected EPS of $1.01 and Revenue of $2.06B, with an expected revenue decrease of -1.5%.
Apple Wednesday (After Market Close) – Apple designs, manufactures and creates premier media devices to be used globally. They have been a blue-chip stock for a long time and have had consistent success for over 20 years. Expected EPS of $1.52 and Revenue of $102.61B, with expected quarterly revenue to increase by 11.2%.
Tesla (After Market Open) – Tesla is the leader in the EV industry and provides the leading technology. Tesla is offering bells and whistles that other companies simply can’t match, and that is why Tesla has steadily increased car sales. We will have to look closely into their 10-Q to show the increasing trend of car sales and whether Tesla can increase supply to fit demand. EPS is expected to be $.99 and Revenue of $9.98B, with an expected quarterly revenue increase of 35.2%.
Facebook (After Market Open) – Facebook has the most extensive user base of all social media platforms and is free to use products on the internet. Facebook derives revenue from ads on their platform and enables users to other websites with Facebook ads. Expected EPS of $3.46 and Revenue of $26.26B, with an expected quarterly revenue increase of 25%.
Las Vegas Sands (After Market Open) – We are looking into $LVS because we have recently written a research report on Penn Gaming, and we want to look into the Casino industry for insight. Las Vegas Sands own some of the world’s premier casinos, and we can use their 10-Q on an excellent outlook moving forward. Expected EPS of $.30 and Revenue of $1.25B, with quarterly revenue expected to decrease by 64%.
Thursday, January 21st, 2021
McDonald’s Thursday (Before Market Open) – McDonald’s reports earnings as we expect revenue to have stayed relatively the same. McDonald’s derives revenue from franchising, sales, and Real Estate properties they own worldwide. Expected EPS of $1.92 and Revenue of $5.32B, revenue is expected to decrease by less than half a percent.
American Airlines Thursday (Before Market Open) – Much like all other airlines, they have been bleeding cash, waiting for vaccine implementation to subside and begin travel again fully. They will continue to have ugly earnings releases moving forward and create more debt to stay afloat. They have an expected EPS of -$4.15 and revenue of $3.86B, with an anticipated revenue decrease of -65%.
Southwest Airlines Thursday (Before Market Open) – This is a similar theme to all the other airlines in which the whole industry is bleeding cash. Expected EPS of $-1.69 and Revenue of $2.12B, with an expected quarterly revenue decrease of -63%.
Mastercard Thursday (Before Market Open) – A processor, advisor, and medium between financial institutions and cardholders. As people stay home and spending steadily decreases, Mastercard will begin to see less revenue through Covid-19. Expected EPS of $1.60 and Revenue of $4.02B, with expected quarterly revenue anticipated to drop by -9%.
JetBlue Thursday (Before Market Open) – We continue with airlines to compare how each company can handle the Covid-19 pandemic and manage growing debt. Expected EPS of -$1.72, and Revenue of $617.81M with expected quarterly revenue to decrease -70%.
Visa Thursday (After Market Close) – Very similar to how Mastercard operates, they provide a medium to financial institutions and cardholders. Spending has steadily decreased throughout Covid-19, which has hurt Visa’s revenue. Expected EPS of $1.28 and Revenue of $5.52B, with expected quarterly revenue to decrease by -9%.
Caterpillar Friday (Before Market Open) – The world’s largest construction company provides construction, mining, and gas turbines/engines. Cat Financing provides credit solutions to Cat customers who can’t afford Cat products out front. Expected EPS of $1.70 and Revenue of $11.18B, with quarterly revenue expected to decrease by -15%.
Chevron Friday (Before Market Open) – We have traded and looked into Energy companies for almost a month. The current administration is putting a heavy focus on alternative energy and combating climate change; this means that Chevron is facing scrutiny and an uphill battle moving forward. Expected EPS of $.27 and Revenue of $27.64B, with an expected quarterly revenue decrease of -24%.
January 25th, 2021, Monday :
1. Nothing major
January 26th, 2021, Tuesday:
1. IMF World Economic Outlook @ 8AM EST
2. FED starts 2 day teaming that rolls over into Wednesday afternoon3. CB Consumer Confidence for January at 10AM EST
January 27th, 2021, Wednesday:
1. Durable Goods Orders MoM DEC @ 8:30AM EST 2. Fed interest Decision @ 2PM EST
3. Fed press conference @ 230PM EST
January 28th, 2021, Thursday:
- Jobless claims @ 8:30 AM EST
- GDP Growth number @ 8:30 AM EST
- New home sales numbers @ 10 AM EST