These 5 Companies Are Releasing Earnings This Week

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average trades at 11,644 and the S&P 500 trades at 1,224, here is some information on 5 companies’ upcoming earnings releases this week:

  • Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT) is planning to release its earnings on Oct 19. The consensus estimate is $0.31 per share, based on 14 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.13 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 138%.  The shares recently traded at $18.47 and have traded in a 52-week range of $14.66 to $28.87. About the company: Textron, Inc. is a global, multi-industry comapny with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance.  The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products.  Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.
  • US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) is planning to release its earnings on Oct 19. The consensus estimate is $0.61 per share, based on 29 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.45 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 36%.  The shares recently traded at $23.73 and have traded in a 52-week range of $20.10 to $28.94.  About the company: US Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services.  The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing.  US Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) is planning to release its earnings on Oct 19. The consensus estimate is $1.45 per share, based on 19 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $1.30 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 12%. The shares recently traded at $70.58 and have traded in a 52-week range of $66.87 to $91.83.  About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide.  The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) is planning to release its earnings on Oct 19. The consensus estimate is $0.44 per share, based on 26 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.65 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of -32%. The shares recently traded at $28.59 and have traded in a 52-week range of $24.777 to $37.37.  About the company: Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions.  The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support.  Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas.
  • Autonation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) is planning to release its earnings on Oct 20. The consensus estimate is $0.47 per share, based on 12 analysts’ estimates. The company earned $0.39 in the year-ago period, and the consensus estimate represents a change of 21%.  The shares recently traded at $34.85 and have traded in a 52-week range of $22.22 to $41.55. About the company: AutoNation, Inc. retails, finances, and services new and used vehicles.  The Company also provides other related services and products, such as the sale of parts and accessories, extended service contracts, aftermarket automotive products, and collision repair services.  AutoNation operates throughout the United States.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. Data about earnings releases are sourced via Reuters. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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