Today’s focus on The Bell will be Intel .
The world’s largest chipmaker is set to report earnings right after the market closes.
We’ll have full analysis of Intel’s numbers, comments from the company and a close look at what is ahead for the semi-conductor sector.
Analysts are looking for a profit of 27 cents a share in Q3. That's down 23% from a year ago, however an improvement from the previous quarter.
Here’s what we’ll be watching:
- Q3 quarter revenues
- Gross margins
- What the outlook is for Q4
- How are inventories in the channel are doing
- Overall sentiment, how the consumer responding, and signs of life on enterprise/corporate side
We spoke with Vijay Rakesh, Analyst with ThinkEquity. Rakesh makes both the bull and bear case for Intel.
The Bull Case: