NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Thursday will see the return of earnings reports from components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, including Exxon Mobil ( XOM) and Disney ( DIS).

Exxon is set to report quarterly results before the start of trading, with analysts expecting a profit of $1.02 a share on revenue of $71.3 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. That would be down sharply from the year-ago quarter's profit of $2.27 a share. In other words, lower estimated energy prices no doubt weighed on the quarter.

Travelers Companies ( TRV), set to report quarterly earnings for the first time since joining the Dow on June 8, should post a profit of $1.28 a share on revenue of $6.2 billion. The financial company is also set to report before the start of trading Thursday.

Disney, meanwhile, will post quarterly results after the closing bell Thursday. On average, analysts are looking for a profit of 51 cents on revenue of $8.83 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.

Aside from Dow components, there will be plenty of other earnings reports on tap for Thursday. Motorola ( MOT), Dow Chemical ( DOW), Sony ( SNE), International Paper ( IP) and Kellogg ( K) will all report before the start of trading.

MetLife ( MET), Genworth Financial ( GNW) and Ingram Micro ( IM) are scheduled to report after Thursday's closing bell.

Turning to the economic docket, the lone report Thursday will come from the Labor Department, which is expected to say that weekly initial jobless claims ramped up to 585,000 from 554,000.

Thursday will also see a $28 billion auction of seven-year Treasury notes, the last of seven separate auctions this week. Foreign interest in the five-year note auction on Wednesday disappointed investors, with the participation rate coming in at a poor 36.7%, which doesn't bode well for the less-popular seven-year notes.

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