The Week Ahead: Apple Inc. Headlines a Full Earnings Roster; PayPal Goes Public

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), McDonald's Corporation (MCD), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), and GoPro Inc (GPRO) are among the notable names reporting

by Andrea Kramer

Published on Jul 17, 2015 at 7:24 AM
Updated on Jul 17, 2015 at 7:24 AM

After a busy week of Greek debt drama, Fed testimony, and a packed economic calendar, next week lightens up -- everywhere but the earnings confessional. A handful of blue chips will unveil their quarterly figures, including Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD), and Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

In addition, Internet and tech names Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), and QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) will report, as will mobile camera maker GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO). Outside of earnings, eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) spin-off PayPal (PYPL) and Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) could make waves.

Below is a brief list of some key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All earnings dates listed below are tentative and subject to change. Please check with each company's respective website for official reporting dates. 

Monday, July 20

There are no notable economic reports. On the earnings front, International Business Machines (IBM), Cal-Maine Foods (CALM), Hasbro (HAS), Halliburton (HAL), Morgan Stanley (MS), Rambus (RMBS), Steel Dynamics (STLD), and Zions Bancorp (ZION) will report. Meanwhile, PayPal (PYPL) is set to start publicly trading on the Nasdaq.

Tuesday, July 21

There are no notable economic reports. Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Travelers (TRV), United Technologies (UTX), Verizon Communications (VZ), GoPro Inc (GPRO), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), VMware (VMW), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Linear Technologies (LLTC), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Baker Hughes (BHI), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Harley-Davidson (HOG), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Novartis AG (NVS), and TD Ameritrade (AMTD) are among the many names reporting. 

Wednesday, July 22

The economic calendar will feature existing home sales stats, as well as the regularly scheduled crude inventories report. American Express (AXP), Boeing (BA), Coca-Cola (KO), EMC Corp (EMC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Angie's List (ANGI), Cirrus Logic (CRUS), SanDisk (SNDK), Texas Instruments (TXN), ARM Holdings (ARMH), AutoNation (AN), Checkpoint Software (CHKP), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), F5 Networks (FFIV), Fortinet (FTNT), Lithia Motors (LAD), Newmont Mining (NEM), Six Flags (SIX), Thermo Fisher (TMO), Tractor Supply (TSCO), Tupperware (TUP), United Rentals (URI), and Whirlpool (WHR) are among the big names set to report. Blue Buffalo Pet Products is expected to go public under the ticker BUFF. 

Thursday, July 23

Weekly jobless claims and the Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators are on tap. 3M (MMM), Caterpillar (CAT), McDonald's (MCD), Visa (V), Amazon.com (AMZN), General Motors (GM), Under Armour (UA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Juniper Networks (JNPR), Pandora Media (P), AT&T (T), Alaska Air (ALK), Boston Scientific (BSX), Boyd Gaming (BYD), Celgene (CELG), Comcast (CMCSA), Credit Suisse (CS), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), Dow Chemical (DOW), Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS), Dunkin Brands (DNKN), Eli Lilly (LLY), E*TRADE Financial (ETFC), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), LogMeIn (LOGM), PulteGroup (PHM), Raytheon (RTN), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Starbucks (SBUX), Southwest Airlines (LUV), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX), and Weatherford (WFT) are scheduled to report earnings.

Friday, July 24

June's new home sales data, as well as the flash purchasing managers index (PMI), are on the docket. Reporting earnings are Biogen (BIIB), AbbVie (ABBV), American Airlines (AAL), Barnes Group (B), Johnson Controls (JCI), Lear (LEA), Moody's (MCO), Spirit Airlines (SAVE), State Street (STT), and Xerox (XRX). Meanwhile, AstraZeneca (AZN) is scheduled to undergo a 2-for-1 split after the close.


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