Amazon.com ( AMZN), the online retailer, is expected by Wall Street on Thursday to post first-quarter earnings of 8 cents a share on revenue of $16.14 billion. For the same quarter last year, the company earned 28 cents a share on revenue of $13.2 billion. Amazon's About to Pass Apple
Analysts expect oil giant Exxon Mobil ( XOM) on Thursday to post first-quarter profit of $2.05 a share on revenue of $119.83 billion. In last year's first quarter, Exxon, the world's most valuable company, earned $9.45 billion, or $2 a share, on revenue of $124 billion. UPS, Exxon, Ford in Earnings Profiles
Starbucks ( SBUX) is forecast to report fiscal second-quarter earnings of 48 cents a share on sales of $3.59 billion. Apple Ripens as Amazon, Starbucks Set to Report
United Parcel Service ( UPS) is seen by Wall Street posting profit of $1.01 a share in the first quarter on revenue of $13.46 billion.
Zynga ( ZNGA ) predicted losses per share in the second quarter on Wednesday as the online social games maker struggles to adapt to consumers' growing taste for mobile-based games. Zynga Plunges, Faces Q2 Losses
Qualcomm ( QCOM), the mobile chip giant, beat Wall Street's earnings expectations but gave a weak earnings forecast. For the third quarter, Qualcomm said it expects non-GAAP earnings to be between 97 cents and $1.05 a share, on sales between $5.8 billion and $6.3 billion. Analysts are looking for $1.04 a share in earnings on $5.89 billion in sales. Qualcomm Drops Sharply on Weak Guidance
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