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Interpublic (IPG) Tops Q3 Earnings Estimates, '18 View Intact

Interpublic (IPG) third-quarter 2018 earnings and revenues improve on a year-over-year basis.

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Will Elevated Costs Impair Pentair's (PNR) Q3 Earnings?

Pentair's (PNR) third-quarter 2018 results likely to be affected by tariffs, elevated costs and foreign exchange volatility despite focus on investments.

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Aflac (AFL) to Report Q3 Earnings: Will It Beat Estimates?

Aflac (AFL) Q3 results should gain from higher revenues at both its segments, partly offset by higher expenses.

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Biogen (BIIB) Q3 Earnings Coming Up: What's in the Cards?

On the third-quarter call, investor focus will be on the impact of Roche's newly launched drug, Ocrevus on Biogen's (BIIB) MS franchise and Spinraza's performance.

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Will Commercial Margin Growth Aid Boeing's (BA) Q3 Earnings?

Solid order growth must have boosted Boeing's (BA) backlog count, which should get duly reflected in the upcoming quarterly results.

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Xilinx (XLNX) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Xilinx (XLNX) fiscal second-quarter 2019 results are likely to benefit from its strong product portfolio and growing adoption in key segments.

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Amphenol (APH) Set to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

Amphenol (APH) third-quarter earnings to benefit from strong demand across most of its end markets. However, uncertainties related to global trade policies might turn out to be a negative.

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Will Core Business Units Aid McKesson's (MCK) Q2 Earnings?

McKesson (MCK) is expected to gain from strong segmental performances in Q2 of fiscal 2019.

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V.F. Corp (VFC) Q2 Earnings & Sales Top Estimates, View Up

V.F. Corp. (VFC) posts robust second-quarter fiscal 2019 results wherein both the top and bottom line surpassed Zacks Consensus Estimate. Also, the company raised its fiscal 2019 outlook.

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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Q3 Earnings Beat, Improve Y/Y

Synchrony Financial's (SYF) Q3 results benefit from strong loan receivables growth, purchase volume and the PayPal Credit financing program purchase.

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Schlumberger (SLB) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Rise Y/Y

Robust drilling activities in the international market aid Schlumberger's (SLB) Q3 numbers.

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Agios Rides on Tibsovo Approval Amid Reliance on Celgene

Agios (AGIO) aims at commercializing its newly approved leukemia drug Tibsovo, which has great potential in the AML market. Heavy reliance on Celgene for royalties and collaboration revenues is a woe.

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Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q3 Earnings Miss, Rise Y/Y

The Energy segment performs disappointingly in Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q3. Improvement in operating ratio is, however, a positive.

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State Street (STT) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Miss, Expenses Up

Rise in interest rates, higher fee income and growth in assets under management support State Street's (STT) Q3 earnings while an increase in operating expenses is a dampener.

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AmEx (AXP) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat, 2018 Guidance Up

American Express (AXP) Q3 earnings gained on higher revenues partly offset by lower costs.

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Citizens Financial's (CFG) Q3 Earnings Beat, Expenses Rise

Citizens Financial's (CFG) Q3 earnings reflect benefit from loan growth and expansion of margins. However, rise in expenses was an offsetting factor.

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PayPal's (PYPL) Earnings & Revenues Surpass Estimates in Q3

PayPal's (PYPL) third-quarter 2018 results benefit from the growing adoption of Venmo, One Touch and Choice. Further, expanding customer engagement remains a positive.

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Can Automotive Strength & Acquisitions Aid AVX Q2 Earnings?

AVX's fiscal second-quarter results are likely to benefit from acquisitions and strength in the automotive market. However, weakness in the smartphone market might impact its results.

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People's United (PBCT) Q3 Earnings Disappoint, Revenues Up

People's United's (PBCT) third-quarter 2018 earnings reflect elevated expenses, partly offset by top-line strength.

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E*TRADE (ETFC) Q3 Earnings Impress, Trading Metrics Improve

E*TRADE's (ETFC) third-quarter 2018 results reflect top-line strength, a benefit to provision for loan losses and lower expenses.

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Embraer Launches Praetor 500 & 600 Jets, Eyes Bigger Market

Rockwell Collins' (COL) Praetor jets will feature air-traffic-control-like situational awareness with ADSB-IN, and predictive wind shear radar capability.

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Northrop Grumman to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Northrop Grumman (NOC) is slated to report third-quarter earnings on Oct 24. The company's Aerospace Systems unit is expected to be the most significant contributor to its top line.

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Boyd Gaming (BYD) Strategic Plans Bode Well for the Stock

Boyd Gaming's (BYD) consistent focus on expansion strategy to drive growth in the long run is impressive.

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Bank OZK (OZK) Q3 Earnings Miss on Higher Costs & Provision

Rise in loans and deposits supports Bank OZK's (OZK) Q3 earnings. However, an increase in expenses and deteriorating asset quality hurt the financials to some extent.

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Resource Industries to Aid Caterpillar's (CAT) Q3 Earnings

Miners are increasing capital spend which in turn will drive mining equipment sales, and drive revenues and margins for Caterpillar's (CAT) Resource Industries segment in Q3.

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