Wal-MartLately a wallflower, Wal-Mart ( WMT) was the Street's belle of the ball again on Thursday, Oct. 11, when it boosted its
Your students may own some of the companies that are reporting earnings the week of Oct. 15, including: Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ), Coca-Cola ( KO), eBay ( EBAY), McDonald's ( MCD) and Harley Davidson ( HOG). A more complete schedule of earnings releases can be found
here . Many companies make earnings-report conference-call phone numbers available. Many also broadcast earnings reports live on the Web. The dial-in numbers or live audio-cast links can usually be found either posted on the company's "Investor Relations" Web page or in a press release, such as this one from Coca-Cola, which was a link in both the "Investor Relations" and "Media/Press Center" areas of Coke's corporate Web site. More on earnings conference calls can be found here , and more general articles on earnings are available here , here and here . Last but most certainly not least, the easy-to-use SMG core lesson plan Dividends and Earnings can be accessed by logging into the Teacher Support Center . That's all until next week, folks.