This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

10 Stocks to Watch for Earnings

4. Johnson Controls (JCI - Get Report) is a provider of automotive interiors. Through subsidiaries it also provides technical services, energy management consulting and operations of real estate portfolios for the non-residential buildings market. The company is due to release its fiscal 2012 first quarter results on Jan. 19.

As per analysts' consensus estimates polled by Bloomberg, Johnson Controls is likely to report net income of $429.8 million on sales of $10.5 billion, compared to net income of $347 million on sales of $9.54 billion recorded during the 2011 first quarter. Johnson is likely to report earnings of 62 cents per share, compared to earnings of 55 cents per share earlier. Gross margin is seen expanding to 15.29% from 14.83% earlier.

Currently, the company is trading at a dividend yield of 1.8%. Dividend per share is estimated to come in at 16 cents. Meanwhile, cash flow per share is foreseen to increase to 80 cents from 16 cents recorded in the first quarter fiscal 2011.

Of the 31 analysts covering the stock, 74% recommend a buy, while 23% suggest a hold. Analysts polled by Bloomberg foresee the stock gaining an average 18.9% to $41.74 in the upcoming 12 months.

7 of 10

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
CHKP $78.86 0.00%
EGHT $7.84 0.00%
EBAY $27.25 0.00%
FFIV $122.97 0.00%
GOOG $630.38 0.00%

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,643.01 -11.76 -0.07%
S&P 500 1,988.87 +1.21 0.06%
NASDAQ 4,828.3250 +15.6170 0.32%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs