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Earnings Calendar, Week of April 16-20 (BAC, GE, NFLX)

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.

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Below is a weekly earnings calendar of the most important upcoming quarterly reports schedule to be released by publicly traded companies. There are also earnings previews for select companies. Please check back often. This earnings calendar is updated weekly.

Earnings Calendar Highlights

MONDAY

Earnings Spotlight: Bank of America (BAC) – Bank of America will kick off a full week of earnings bright and early April 13 before the opening bell. While shares still have had a market-beating past year of trading, up 32% versus 13% for the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index, shares have declined a couple of percent amid the choppy broader-market trading of 2018. Analysts are expecting a strong quarter from BofA, which should turn $23.1 billion in revenues (+2.7% year-over-year) into 59 cents of per-share profits (+43.9%). One area to watch for potential weakness: investment banking, which likely suffered during an a volatile first quarter that many market participants expected to be a continuation of 2017’s unchecked bull run.

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Earnings Spotlight: Netflix (NFLX) – Netflix has some pressure to perform as it enters its first-quarter earnings report, due out after Monday’s close. That’s what happens when your stock has more than doubled in a year, including a 42% bump in the past three months alone. Wall Street certainly has high expectations, including 39.9% revenue growth to $3.7 billion, and a 60% pop in profits to 64 cents per share. Loop Capital is optimistic heading into the report, with analyst Alan Gould saying Netflix should top first-quarter subscriber-growth forecasts and has a $325 price target on shares.

Other Noteworthy Reports: J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), M&T Bank (MTB)

TUESDAY

Noteworthy Earnings Reports: CSX Corp. (CSX), Goldman Sachs (GS), International Business Machines (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Progressive (PGR), Prologis (PLD), Rio Tinto (RIO), United Continental (UAL), UnitedHealth (UNH)

WEDNESDAY

Noteworthy Earnings Reports: Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Alcoa (AA), American Express (AXP), BHP Billiton (BBL), Crown Castle International (CCI), Morgan Stanley (MS), Pier 1 (PIR), United Rentals (URI), U.S. Bancorp (USB)

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THURSDAY

Noteworthy Earnings Reports: ABB Ltd (ABB), BB&T Corp. (BBT), Blackstone Group (BX), Danaher (DHR), Genuine Parts (GPC), KeyCorp (KEY), Novartis (NVS), Philip Morris International (PM), PPG Industries (PPG), Rogers Communications (RCI), Skechers (SKX), Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM), Unilever (UL), W.W. Grainger (GWW)

FRIDAY

Earnings Spotlight: General Electric (GE) – General Electric has been in freefall for more than a year now, with shares off 55% over the past 52 weeks amid a litany of issues, including wildly disappointing earnings, a cash crunch and a thick cut to its dividend. Cowen analyst Gautam Khanna sees even more difficulty ahead, projecting that the first-quarter report, due out before Friday’s opening bell, will include profits that fall short of the consensus expectation. Wall Street sees earnings dipping 42.9% to 12 cents per share, on a 1% drop in sales to $27.4 billion. Moreover, “We don’t believe the $0.48/year dividend is safe unless ‘contract assets’ convert to cash on a net basis, and/or the Power market rebounds sharply and soon.” GE also recently said it will restate results for 2016 and 2017 to fall in line with new accounting standards.

Other Noteworthy Reports: Baker Hughes, a GE Co. (BHGE), China Unicom (CHU), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Ericsson (ERIC), Honeywell International (HON), Kansas City Southern (KSU), Regions Financial (RF), Schlumberger (SLB), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), State Street (STT), SunTrust Banks (STI), Synchrony Financial (SYF), TransUnion (TRU), Waste Management (WM)

Reporting schedules provided by MarketWatch and company websites. Earnings estimate data provided by Thomson Reuters via Yahoo! Finance, and FactSet via MarketWatch.

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