Earnings season for the third quarter of the calendar year has kicked off, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies that are reporting their quarterly results this week. We included the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson Reuters and the stock price and trading history, as well as added some additional color on each.
We have excluded JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs from this preview, as they are included in our
Be advised that the earnings and revenue estimates may change ahead of the formal reports, and some companies may change reporting dates as well.
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is scheduled to reveal its third-quarter results on Tuesday. The consensus estimates call for $1.45 in earnings per share (EPS), as well as $17.48 billion in revenue. This company has one of the most exciting pipelines of new drugs in the sector. That, combined with the solid over-the-counter product business, makes the stock an outstanding holding. With branded pharmaceuticals leading the sales growth for the company, investors received a mildly bullish report when the company reported second-quarter numbers. U.S. consumer health sales rose nearly...