Dow 30 Stocks: Quarterly Earnings Preview

The bottom line is investors, shareholders and traders LOVE the bottom line, also known as profit. Profit, among other variables, is the key driver of stock prices. Here’s our Cheat Sheet Quarterly Earnings Preview to the upcoming earnings season set to begin July 11th, 2011:

Alcoa (NYSE:AA) is the first Dow component to report earnings this week. The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.34 cents per share and $6.32 billion in revenue. AA has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row by an average of 3.7%-80%. Earnings will be released Monday, July 11th. Alcoa, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>

American Express (NYSE:AXP): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.98 cents per share and $7.35 billion in revenue. AXP has beaten earnings estimates the past 3 out of 4 quarters in a row by an average of -9.3% to 7.7%. Earnings will be released July 20th.

Boeing (NYSE:BA): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.93 per share in profit and $16.28 billion in revenue. BA has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row by an average of 5%-40.5%. Earnings will be released July 25th.

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): Analysts are expecting an average report of a $.90 loss per share and $25.92 billion in revenue. BAC has missed earnings estimates the past 2 quarters in a row by -37% and -71.4%. Earnings will be released July 19th.

Caterpillar, Inc (NYSE:CAT): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.75 cents per share and $13.58 billion in revenue. CAT has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 11.9% to 40.50%. Earnings will be released July 22nd.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.38 per share in profit and $10.97 billion in revenue. CSCO has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row by an average of 2.4%-13.50%. Earnings will be released August 10th.

Chevron (NYSE:CVX): Analysts are expecting an average report of $3.49 per share in profit and $76.84 billion in revenue. CVX has beaten earnings estimates 3 out of the past 4 quarters by an average of -13% to 10.7%. Earnings will be released July 29th.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.34 cents per share and $9.86 billion in revenue. DD has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 10.9% to 56.2%. Earnings will be released July 28th.

Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.73 cents per share and $10.45 billion in revenue. DIS has beaten earnings estimates 2 out of the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of -14% to 21.40%. Earnings will be released August 9th.

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General Electric (NYSE:GE): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.32 cents per share and $35.08 billion in revenue. GE has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 7.4% to 17.90%. Earnings will be released July 22nd.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.83 per share in profit and $19.98 billion in revenue. HD has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 1.4% to 16.1%. Earnings will be released August 16th.

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.09 cents per share and $31.20 billion in revenue. HPQ has met or beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 0% to 5.4%. Earnings will be released August 18th.

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): Analysts are expecting an average report of $3.03 per share in profit and $25.35 billion in revenue. IBM has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 1.2% to 4.8%. Earnings will be released July 18th.

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.51 cents per share and $12.82 billion in revenue. INTC has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 4% to 21.7%. Earnings will be released July 20th.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.23 cents per share and $16.25 billion in revenue. JNJ has met or beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 5.4% to 6.8%. Earnings will be released July 19th.

JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM): Analysts are expecting an average report of $1.22 per share in profit and $25.22 billion in revenue. JPM has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 12% to 62.70%. Earnings will be released July 14th. JPMorgan Chase Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>

Kraft (NYSE:KFT): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.57 per share in profit and $13.15 billion in revenue. KFT has met or beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 0% to 15.4%. Earnings will be released August 4th.

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.16 cents per share and $12.39 billion in revenue. KO has beaten earnings estimates 3 out of the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of -1.1% to 3.4%. Earnings will be released July 19th. Biggest Secret in Business History Revealed: Coca-Cola Home Brew?>>

McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD): Analysts are expecting an average report of $1.28 per share in profit and $6.63 billion in revenue. MCD has met or beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 0% to 3.2%. Earnings will be released July 22nd.

3M Company (NYSE:MMM): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.60 cents per share and $7.62 billion in revenue. MMM has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 0.8% to 4.1%. Earnings will be released July 26th.

Merck (NYSE:MRK): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.95 per share in profit and $11.79 billion in revenue. MRK has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 3.6% to 9.5%. Earnings will be released July 29th.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $.58 cents per share and $17.27 billion in revenue. MSFT has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 8.9% to 13.2%. Earnings will be released July 21st.

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.59 per share in profit and $16.91 billion in revenue. PFE has beaten earnings estimates the 4 quarters by an average of 1.7% to 19.2%. Earnings will be released August 2nd.

Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.82 per share in profit and $20.61 billion in revenue. PG has beaten earnings estimates 2 out of 4 quarters by an average of -2.7% to 2.7%. Earnings will be released August 1st.

AT&T (NYSE:T): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.60 per share in profit and $31.33 billion in revenue. T has met or beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters by an average of 0% to 7%. Earnings will be released July 21st.

The Traveler’s Companies (NYSE:TRV): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for a $.63 cents loss per share and $5.81 billion in revenue. TRV has beaten earnings estimates 3 out of the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of -6.7% to 25.2%. Earnings will be released July 21st.

United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.41 cents per share and $14.68 billion in revenue. UTX has beaten earnings estimates the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 1.6% to 3.7%. Earnings will be released July 20th.

Verizon Communication, Inc (NYSE:VZ): Analysts are expecting an average report of $.55 per share in profit and $27.42 billion in revenue. VZ has beaten earnings estimates 3 out of the past 4 quarters by an average of -1.8% to 3.7%. Earnings will be released July 22nd.

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT): The consensus analyst earnings estimate is for $1.08 cents per share and $108.26 billion in revenue. WMT has met or beaten earnings estimates 3 out of the past 4 quarters in a row with a surprise average of 0% to 2.3%. Earnings will be released August 16th.

Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM): Analysts are expecting an average report of $2.31 per share in profit and $124.3 billion in revenue. XOM has beaten earnings estimates the past 3 out of 4 quarters by an average of 2.9% to 13.50%. Earnings will be released July 28th.

Consensus analyst earnings estimates were polled by Thomson Reuters.

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