Financials, airlines and healthcare companies are among the earnings highlights on Tuesday. 

Here's a look at what's expected from five of the more notable names, including two of Jim Cramer's favorites.


UnitedHealth Group Revenue Expected to Rise 11.4% to $58 billion

UnitedHealth Group Inc.  (UNH - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $3.21 a share on sales of $58 billion before the market opens on Jan. 15, based on a FactSet survey of 23 analysts. In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $2.59 a share on sales of $52.1 billion. The stock has fallen 9.1% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 16. Quarterly estimates have fallen less than 1 cent a share in the past month. UnitedHealth Group is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 16.9 based on the 12-month estimates of 26 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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JPMorgan Chase Expected to Earn $2.20 a Share

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $2.20 a share on sales of $26.8 billion before the market opens on Jan. 15, based on a FactSet survey of 24 analysts. In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $1.76 a share on sales of $25.5 billion. The stock has fallen 6.6% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 12. Quarterly estimates have fallen 6 cents a share in the past month. JPMorgan Chase is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 10.1 based on the 12-month estimates of 29 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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Wells Fargo Revenue Expected to Fall 1.4% to $21.7 billion

Wells Fargo & Co.  (WFC - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $1.19 a share on sales of $21.7 billion before the market opens on Jan. 15, based on a FactSet survey of 27 analysts. In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $1.16 a share on sales of $22.1 billion. The stock has fallen 8.1% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 12. Quarterly estimates have risen 1.3 cent a share in the past month. Wells Fargo is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 9.6 based on the 12-month estimates of 32 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

United Continental Holdings Revenue Expected to Rise 9.6% to $10.3 billion

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $1.99 a share on sales of $10.3 billion after the market close on Jan. 15, based on a FactSet survey of 19 analysts. In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $1.40 a share on sales of $9.4 billion. The stock has fallen 4.1% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 16. Quarterly estimates have risen 7.3 cents a share in the past month. United Continental Holdings is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 7.3 based on the 12-month estimates of 20 analysts surveyed by FactSet.


Delta Air Lines Expected to Earn $1.28 a Share

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL - Get Report) is expected to report earnings of $1.28 a share on sales of $10.7 billion before the market opens on Jan. 15, based on a FactSet survey of 17 analysts. In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of 96 cents a share on sales of $10.2 billion. The stock has fallen 5.7% since the company last reported earnings on Oct. 11. Quarterly estimates have fallen less than 1 cent a share in the past month. Delta Air Lines is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 7.2 based on the 12-month estimates of 19 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

Shares have fallen 15% since Dec. 4, when the company offered disappointing guidance.