You may have heard there's a presidential election this week.
As such, earnings are taking a bit of a backseat.
The week is light on big-name earnings reports, with only a
handful of major companies set to announce third-quarter results.
However, there are a few diamonds in the rough if you look hard
Their impact may be muted in the shadow of the election.
Investors tend to care more about who will be president over the
next four years than a few earnings reports that happen every
However, if you're a shareholder of one of these stocks or
thinking of snatching one of them up, it won't matter to you that
the company's earnings are playing second fiddle to the election.
Earnings results have way more influence over an individual stock
than election results.
With that in mind, here are this election week's most notable
Express Scripts (
- reports after hours
Kraft Foods (
Time Warner (TWX)
Whole Foods (WFM)
- the online real-estate listing company's first earnings
report since going public