The Cisco (CSCO) - Get Report Kid steps up to the plate today to report its fiscal first-quarter earnings.

A technology and market bellwether, Cisco's report is likely to set the trading mood this week. On Friday, Cisco was initiated as a strong buy at

Credit Suisse First Boston

and ahead of the release of its financial results, the network equipment maker closed up $1, or 1.79Z%, to $56.75.

Expected Earnings Reports

This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.