Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Alphabet IncGOOGL reported stronger-than-expected results for its third quarter. The company also announced a $7 billion stock buyback plan. Alphabet shares gained 1.07 percent to $826.10 in the after-hours trading session.
Expedia IncEXPE reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its third quarter, but sales exceeded expectations. Expedia shares rose 1.47 percent to $128.28 in the after-hours trading session.
Analysts are expecting Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM to have earned $0.67 per share on revenue of $61.34 billion in the latest quarter. Exxon Mobil will release earnings before the markets open. Exxon Mobil shares rose 0.08 percent to $86.99 in after-hours trading.
McKesson CorporationMCK reported downbeat earnings for its second quarter and lowered its FY17 earnings outlook. McKesson also reported a new $4 billion buyback plan. McKesson shares tumbled 12.15 percent to $141.00 in the after-hours trading session.
Before the opening bell, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd RCL is estimated to report its quarterly earnings at $3.13 per share on revenue of $2.58 billion. Royal Caribbean shares dropped 2.65 percent to close at $68.05 on Thursday.