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10 Stocks To Watch For May 17, 2018

Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) to report quarterly earnings at $1.13 per share on revenue of $120.51 billion before the opening bell. Walmart shares gained 1 percent to $86.99 in after-hours trading.
Analysts expect Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) to post quarterly earnings at $1.14 per share on revenue of $4.45 billion after the closing bell. Applied Materials shares rose 0.15 percent to $55.25 in after-hours trading.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) reported downbeat results for its second quarter. Comps were down 0.1 percent in the quarter. The company sees third-quarter comps coming in flat to up 1 percent. Jack in the Box shares dropped 3.03 percent to $88.60 in the after-hours trading session.
Before the opening bell, Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $2.77 per share on revenue of $1.46 billion. Dillard's shares rose 0.14 percent to $72.10 in after-hours trading.
Analysts are expecting Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ: PLCE) to have earned $2.21 per share on revenue of $444.14 million in the latest quarter. Childrens Place will release earnings before the markets open. Childrens Place shares gained 0.29 percent to $138.40 in after-hours trading.

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Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported better-than-expected results for its third quarter. The company sees fourth quarter earnings in the range of 68 cents-70 cents with sales growth of 4-6 percent. Cisco shares declined 3.57 percent to $43.55 in the after-hours trading session.
After the markets close, Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) is projected to post quarterly earnings at $0.44 per share on revenue of $3.46 billion. Nordstrom shares rose 0.08 percent to $51.09 in after-hours trading.
Landcadia Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LCA) and Waitr announced plans to merge, under which Landcadia would buy Waitr for $308 million. Landcadia shares rose 0.99 percent to $10.20 in after-hours trading.
Analysts expect J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) to report quarterly loss at $0.2 per share on revenue of $2.63 billion before the opening bell. J. C. Penney shares fell 0.65 percent to $3.05 in after-hours trading.
Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM) reported stronger-than-expected results for its fourth quarter, but issued weak FY19 guidance. Acxiom shares dipped 10.01 percent to $24.80 in the after-hours trading session.

A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Down Ahead Of JC Penney Earnings

Pre-open movers

U.S. stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade, ahead of earnings from J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP). Data on initial jobless claims for the latest week and the Philly Fed general conditions index for May will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. The index of leading economic indicators for April is schedule for release at 10:00 a.m. ET. Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari is set to speak at 10:45 a.m. ET, while Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan will speak at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 24 points to 24,716.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures declined 4.75 points to 2,718.25. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index declined 28.50 points to 6,910.25.

Oil prices traded higher as Brent crude futures rose 0.74 percent to trade at $79.87 per barrel, while US WTI crude futures gained 0.88 percent to trade at $72.12 a barrel. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly report on natural gas stocks in underground storage is schedule for release at 10:30 a.m. ET.

 

A Peek Into Global Markets

European markets were higher today, with the Spanish Ibex Index rising 0.30 percent, STOXX Europe 600 Index gaining 0.13 percent and German DAX 30 index gaining 0.26 percent. The UK's FTSE index was trading higher by 0.18 percent, while French CAC 40 Index rose 0.37 percent.

In Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average rose 0.53 percent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slipped 0.54 percent, China’s Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.48 percent and India’s BSE Sensex slipped 0.67 percent.

Broker Recommendation

Analysts at Barclays upgraded The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) from Equal-Weight to Overweight.

Coca-Cola shares rose 0.91 percent to $41.93 in pre-market trading.

Breaking news

Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) reported better-than-expected results for its first quarter.
Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ: PLCE) reported downbeat results for its first quarter.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) reported downbeat results for its second quarter. Comps were down 0.1 percent in the quarter. The company sees third-quarter comps coming in flat to up 1 percent.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported better-than-expected results for its third quarter. The company sees fourth quarter earnings in the range of 68 cents-70 cents with sales growth of 4-6 percent.

A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Down Ahead Of JC Penney Earnings

Pre-open movers

U.S. stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade, ahead of earnings from J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP). Data on initial jobless claims for the latest week and the Philly Fed general conditions index for May will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET. The index of leading economic indicators for April is schedule for release at 10:00 a.m. ET. Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari is set to speak at 10:45 a.m. ET, while Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan will speak at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 24 points to 24,716.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures declined 4.75 points to 2,718.25. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index declined 28.50 points to 6,910.25.

Oil prices traded higher as Brent crude futures rose 0.74 percent to trade at $79.87 per barrel, while US WTI crude futures gained 0.88 percent to trade at $72.12 a barrel. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly report on natural gas stocks in underground storage is schedule for release at 10:30 a.m. ET.

 

A Peek Into Global Markets

European markets were higher today, with the Spanish Ibex Index rising 0.30 percent, STOXX Europe 600 Index gaining 0.13 percent and German DAX 30 index gaining 0.26 percent. The UK's FTSE index was trading higher by 0.18 percent, while French CAC 40 Index rose 0.37 percent.

In Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average rose 0.53 percent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slipped 0.54 percent, China’s Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.48 percent and India’s BSE Sensex slipped 0.67 percent.

Broker Recommendation

Analysts at Barclays upgraded The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) from Equal-Weight to Overweight.

Coca-Cola shares rose 0.91 percent to $41.93 in pre-market trading.

Breaking news

Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) reported better-than-expected results for its first quarter.
Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ: PLCE) reported downbeat results for its first quarter.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) reported downbeat results for its second quarter. Comps were down 0.1 percent in the quarter. The company sees third-quarter comps coming in flat to up 1 percent.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported better-than-expected results for its third quarter. The company sees fourth quarter earnings in the range of 68 cents-70 cents with sales growth of 4-6 percent.