Analysts expect Campbell Soup to report adjusted earnings of $0.55, which would be a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 19.6%.
In fiscal 2Q17, Broadcom’s operating cash flow increased 17% sequentially to ~$1.6 billion.
Broadcom’s non-GAAP operating margin rose from 43.5% in fiscal 1Q17 to 44.1% in fiscal 2Q17, coming closer to its long-term target of 45% margin.
Broadcom’s non-GAAP gross margin rose from 62.4% in fiscal 1Q17 to 63.1% in fiscal 2Q17, driven by higher revenues and better-than-expected licensing revenues.
Looking at Broadcom’s double-digit revenue growth, Wall Street analysts anticipate that the company could grow at a CAGR[2. compound annual growth rate] of 7%.
As of August 18, 15 out of 25 analysts had a “buy” rating for Ulta Beauty (ULTA) stock.
Ulta Beauty expects its fiscal 2Q17 EPS in the $1.72 to $1.77 range.
The company’s gross margin contracted in fiscal 1Q17, which ended on April 29, 2017.
In fiscal 1Q17, Ulta Beauty’s sales rose 22.5% on a year-over-year basis.
Ulta Beauty (ULTA) is scheduled to announce its 2Q17 results after the close of financial markets on August 24.
Wall Street analysts expect Tiffany (TIF) to report sales of $0.90 billion in fiscal 2Q17. They project sales to remain roughly flat compared to fiscal 2Q16.
Analysts expect Tiffany (TIF) to report adjusted EPS of $0.87, a 3.5% rise YoY. Tiffany has exceeded analysts’ EPS expectations for the past five quarters.
Tiffany (TIF) will report its fiscal 2Q17 earnings on August 24, 2017. The stock has risen 13.7% YTD as of August 18 and has outperformed Signet Jewelers (SIG) and the S&P 500.
Of the 30 analysts tracking Lowe’s, 56.7% recommend a “buy,” while 40% recommend a “hold,” and the remaining 3.3% recommend a “sell.”
On August 17, 2017, Lowe’s was trading at a forward PE multiple of 14.9x, compared with 17.0x before its 1Q17 earnings announcement.
For 2Q17, analysts are expecting Lowe’s (LOW) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $1.61, which would mean growth of 17.5% from $1.37 in 2Q16.
For 2Q17, analysts are expecting Lowe’s (LOW) to post a gross margin, EBITDA margin, and net margin of 34.3%, 14.1%, and 7.0%, respectively.
For 2Q17, Lowe’s Companies (LOW) is expected to post revenues of ~$19.5 billion, which would mean growth of 7.0% from around $18.3 billion in 2Q16.
Despite the recent fall in Lowe’s stock price, LOW has returned 4.2% YTD.
Analysts estimate that Seadrill’s (SDRL) 2Q17 EBITDA could be $233 million compared to $291 million in 1Q17.