Next week’s earnings calendar starts out slow but builds with intensity into the final trading session. Several T-Bill auctions and the Treasury Budget greet investors Monday. Stocks climbed on the final trading day of the week. Energy shares led the advance on an optimistic Chevron forecast. Bullish Wholesale Data added to the stock positive tone of the day. The DJIA advanced 70.28, the tech heavy Nasdaq marched higher by 17.24 and the broad based S&P 500 climbed 7.94.
Here are 7 stocks you need to know for Monday.
^AA^ reports after the close with an estimated EPS of 11 cents.
A 3 cent loss is pending for ^GIGM^ prior to the opening bell.
Candle maker ^BTH^ crushed earning estimates sending shares sharply higher.
HTC Corp of Taiwan stated it is in talks to acquire ^PALM^.
Alimentation Couce-Tard Inc of Canada has submitted a proposal to the board of ^CASY^ to acquire the company for $36.00/share.
^ABK^ surged after reporting fourth quarter net income of $558.1 million.
^CVX^ provided investors a very positive first quarter forecast lifting the energy sector.