Blue-Chip, FAANG Earnings Hit Ahead of GDP

Q2 earnings season is about to heat up

Jul 18, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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The last full trading week of July will be light on the economic front, though Wall Street will get a first glance at second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP). The earnings calendar is chock-full of notable names, though, with quarterly reports from Dow components Boeing (BA) and Caterpillar (CAT) on the radar. Earnings from FAANG names Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), and Alphabet (GOOGL) will also be in focus, and results from Texas Instruments (TXN) will give a clue as to how semiconductors fared in the second quarter.

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.

There are no economic reports set for release on Monday, July 22. Cal-Maine (CALM), Halliburton (HAL), Steel Dynamics (STLD), TD Ameritrade (AMTD), and Whirlpool (WHR) will kick off a busy week of earnings.

Existing home sales are due on Tuesday, July 23. Coca-Cola (KO), Travelers (TRV), United Technologies (UTX), Visa (V), Biogen (BIIB), Chipotle (CMG), Fifth Third (FITB), Hasbro (HAS), Harley-Davidson (HOG), JetBlue (JBLU), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Snap (SNAP), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), and Texas Instruments (TXN) will report earnings.

Wednesday, July 24, brings new home sales and the weekly crude inventories update. Earnings from Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT), Facebook (FB), AT&T (T), American Airlines (AAL), F5 Networks (FFIV), Ford Motor (F), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Hilton (HLT), PayPal (PYPL), Tesla (TSLA), UPS (UPS), and VF Corp (VFC) are expected.

Durable goods orders will hit on Thursday, July 25, alongside international trade data and weekly jobless claims. 3M (MMM), Intel (INTC), Dow (DOW), Alphabet (GOOGL), Amazon (AMZN), Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Comcast (CMCSA), Deckers Outdoor (DECK), Juniper Networks (JNPR), Mattel (MAT), Starbucks (SBUX), and Southwest Airlines (LUV) will step into the earnings confessional.

The advance reading on second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) will be released on Friday, July 26. McDonald's (MCD), AbbVie (ABBV), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Twitter (TWTR), Phillips 66 (PSX), and Weyerhaeuser (WY) will unveil earnings.


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