For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL - May 21, 2012 - Zacks.com releases the list of
companies likely to issue earnings surprises. This week's list
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Earnings Season Quieting Down
It will be a relatively quiet week on the earnings front, as
there are only a few reports left before we close the books on the
first quarter earnings season. This turned out to be a positive
reporting season, with the growth rate, surprises and percentage of
beats coming ahead of pre-season expectations.
We will get reports from about 100 companies this week, including
17 companies in the S&P 500, which will take the complete tally
of S&P 500 results to 495 by the end of the week.
The economic calendar this week is on the light side as well, which
means that headlines from Europe will likely continue to drive
market activity on a day-to-day basis. We will get reports on New
and Existing Home Sales, Durable Goods and the regular weekly
Monday - 5/21
- There is nothing significant on the economic calendar
- The key earnings release is from
) in the morning. We will also have results from
) in the morning.
Tuesday - 5/22
- We will get the April Existing Home sales data after the
markets open, with expectations for sales increasing to 4.6
million annualized pace from March's 4.48 million pace.
- On the earnings front,
) will report in the morning, while
) will report after the markets close.
Sheraz Mian is the Director of Research for Zacks.com.
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