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Is Celgene (CELG) Poised for a Beat This Earnings Season?

Celgene Corporation (CELG) is expected to beat estimates once again on the back of strong performance of key drug Revlimid.

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What's in the Cards for Milacron (MCRN) in Q3 Earnings?

Milacron's (MCRN) Q3 results likely to be hurt by foreign currency and weaker industrial environment despite robust order rates.

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Will Soft Unum U.K. Drag Unum Group's (UNM) Q3 Earnings?

Improved operating results at Unum Group's (UNM) Unum U.S. and Colonial Life segments might be weighed on by soft Unum U.K. results in Q3.

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Factors Impacting Columbia Sportswear's (COLM) Q3 Earnings

Columbia Sportswear (COLM) battles macroeconomic weakness in Korea and a challenging U.S. wholesale environment.

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Will Southwest Airlines (LUV) Disappoint in Q3 Earnings?

High costs are expected to hurt Southwest Airlines' (LUV) bottom line in Q3. Multiple flight cancellations due to the recent hurricanes are also likely to negatively impact results.

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Duke Realty (DRE) to Post Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

High demand for industrial real estate will likely benefit Duke Realty (DRE) in Q3. But dilutive impact of asset sales could put pressure on profit margins.

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Zacks Equity Research

Intercontinental Exchange Buys BofA's Income Index Platform

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) buys Bank of America's fixed income index platform to expand its index offering.

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Nilanjan Choudhury

Refining Unit to Buoy Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Q3 Earnings?

An improving refining landscape is expected to help Marathon Petroleum (MPC) offset the impact of Hurricane Harvey-led disruptions.

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What's in the Cards for Cadence Design (CDNS) in Q3 Earnings?

Cadence's (CDNS) third-quarter 2017 results are likely to gain from product launches and successful execution of projects.

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Can Admissions Rise Fuel Universal Health (UHS) Q3 Earnings?

Universal Health's (UHS) third-quarter results are likely to be driven by solid revenue growth in both its Acute Care and Behavioral Health segments.

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Zacks Equity Research

Henry Schein (HSIC) Q3 Earnings to Show Growth in All Lines

Henry Schein (HSIC) likely to gain on strength across all business segments in Q3.

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Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Beats on Q3 Earnings, Reiterates View

Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) third-quarter results benefits from cost savings, reduced marketing and research spending as well as higher volumes.

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Nilanjan Choudhury

North American Strength Drives Halliburton (HAL) Q3 Earnings

Strong activity and pricing in North America helped the Houston-based oilfield services provider gift investors another estimate-beating quarter.

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Zacks Equity Research

T-Mobile US (TMUS) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Lifts Outlook

As of Sep 30, 2017, total customer base of T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) was 70.731 million, increasing 2% year over year.

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John Blank

Earnings Season Takes Center Stage: Global Week Ahead

In the Global Week Ahead, earnings risks and opportunities multiply as 180 firms inside the S&P500 large-cap index release their latest third quarter results.

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Zacks Equity Research

Arconic's (ARNC) Q3 Earnings Trail, Sales Beat Estimates

Arconic's (ARNC) adjusted earnings of 25 cents per share for the third quarter missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 27 cents.

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Tirthankar Chakraborty

5 of the Best Retail Stocks to Buy Ahead of Q3 Earnings

As we gear up for the holiday season, we have selected five solid retail stocks that are poised to report earnings beats in the weeks ahead.

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GrubHub (GRUB) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

GrubHub (GRUB) third-quarter 2017 results are likely to benefit from an increase in daily active diners. However, increasing expenses are a concern.

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What's in Store for Castlight (CSLT) this Earnings Season?

Castlight (CSLT) is likely to gain from increased customer base and an enhanced portfolio in third-quarter 2017.

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Key Predictions for Q3 Earnings Reports of CAT, PNR & SWK

As third-quarter earnings season gathers steam, we take a sneak peek into three industrial stocks Caterpillar (CAT), Pentair (PNR) and Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) before they report on Oct 24.

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Philips (PHG) Q3 Earnings Increase Y/Y, Order Intake Strong

Driven by impressive sales growth in Connected Care & Health Informatics businesses, Philips (PHG) reported modest growth in third-quarter 2017 results.

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Hasbro (HAS) Surpasses Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q3

Strength in Franchise, Emerging and Hasbro Gaming brands led to solid revenue growth while a lower share count resulted in higher EPS for Hasbro (HAS) in third-quarter 2017.

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Zacks Equity Research

Key Predictions for Q3 Earnings Reports of TMK, XL, WRB

A slew of catastrophes might weigh on third quarter underwriting results of insurers. However, improving interest rate environment will provide cushion.

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Will Commercial Deliveries Drive Boeing's (BA) Q3 Earnings?

Strong commercial deliveries will likely boost Boeing's (BA) third-quarter results. Yet the decline in defense deliveries may mar that growth partially.

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Iron Mountain (IRM) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

Iron Mountain (IRM) third-quarter 2017 results are likely to benefit from its focus on the data center business. However, rising investments might keep margins under pressure.

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