Tax, slacks, and snacks will leave their marks on the week that lies ahead. Let's take a closer look.
If the game's afoot, what do you call it when 2 billion feet may join in a country's online gaming revolution? For Shanda Interactive
The company will kick off the week with its first-quarter report on Monday night. Considering that analysts are looking for the company to earn $0.33 per depositary share, with fat profit margins to match, Shanda is a market story worth getting excited about.
Carly Fiorina's gone, but will her ghost linger on? Hewlett-Packard
Intuit is also proficient in small-office accounting, as its QuickBooks software line accounts for more than a quarter of the company's annual sales. However, Wednesday's report will likely be all about the tax season.
In a week filled with dozens of retailers posting their April fiscal-quarter numbers, Gap's
Make room for the real jerky boys. Bridgford Foods
Want to learn more about the companies waiting to report earnings this week? Check out:
- Shanda Plays to Win
- Following the Hurd Mentality
- Intuit Hopes to Book It
- Gap Goes Forth
- To the Heart of Lance
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a fan of J&J's Icee products and only wishes that they came in even more bolder and colorful players than the Slurpee kingpin. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.