"It looks like it's an operating beat, but they got there probably like no one thought they would," Raymond James analyst Anthony Polini told CNBC.» Read More
DuPont reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
Netflix beat on earnings, added more subscribers and introduced a new four-movie streaming plan. Shares jumped after-hours.
Texas Instruments reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that exceeded analysts' expectations.
All news about Apple seems to be bad these days. And with the company reporting earnings Tuesday, it's likely that's not going to change so fast, analysts said.
"Six Flags is back and big," said James Reid-Anderson, chairman of Six Flags Entertainment, discussing how the company's deferred revenue gains is a positive indication of future growth.
A look at what to expect when Netflix reports earnings after the bell, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Ann Duignan, JPMorgan analyst, provides insight on the industrial giant's first quarter numbers, and explains her neutral rating despite optimism from the company's CEO.
"The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."
Caterpillar reported earnings and revenue on Monday that fell short of Wall Street's expectations, and sharply cut its full-year sales forecast.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides a preview of the tech giant's earnings, and discusses whether it's a buy, sell or hold play.
A greater-than-usual number of companies have reported disappointing revenue results and tepid guidance this quarter, leading strategists to expect a more volatile time for stocks.
Apple is one of many names in the spotlight next week as earnings season heats up. Ten of the Dow firms and more than a third of the S&P 500 are also set to report.
Honeywell International reported a first-quarter profit above analysts' expectations and raised the lower end of its full-year earnings forecast as margins improved.
McDonald's on Friday reported first quarter profit that fell short of market expectations, amid weaker international and domestic sales as consumers appeared to dine out less.
General Electric reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that topped Wall Street's expectations.
IBM reported quarterly earnings and revenue that came in short of analysts' expectations. Shares fell after-hours.
Microsoft announced that its CFO was stepping down. The software giant's latest earnings beat expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
Google reported quarterly earnings that topped market expectations, supported by strong growth in its core advertising business. Shares gained on the announcement.
Morgan Stanley reported earnings and revenue Thursday that topped analysts' expectations, citing record gains in its global wealth management business.
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