Shares of Disney, a Dow component, have risen more than 30% since the start of the year.
Priceline.com (PCLN - Get Report) is seen earning $7.36 a share in the June-ended quarter on revenue of $1.35 billion. The online travel reservation company posted year-earlier earnings of $5.49 a share on revenue of $1.10 billion. 5 'A+' Dow Dividend Stocks Worth a Look
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Get Report) and Pfizer (PFE - Get Report) announced the discontinuation of the development of bapineuzumab intravenous, a proposed treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease, after a disappointing phase III trial. The two companies were partners on the drug's development as was Elan (ELN), which has a 49.9% interest in Janssen AI, the J&J unit that was working with Pfizer on the drug. Elan said it expects to record a non-cash impairment charge of $117.3 million in the third quarter to write down the entire value of its Janssen AI investment.
CVS (CVS), the drugstore chain, is expected by analysts Tuesday to post quarterly profit of 79 cents a share on revenue of $31.02 billion.
Leap Wireless (LEAP - Get Report) reported a wider-than-anticipated loss in the second quarter. The San Diego-based provider of wireless communications services posted a loss Monday of $46 million, or 54 cents a share, on revenue of $786.8 million, missing the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters for a loss of 50 cents a share on revenue of $836.3 million.
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