Rockwell Collins (COL)

Rockwell Collins (COL) will report earnings in the morning. Estimates are $1.11 versus $0.96. The stock price is above the price target and as such this name is a hold for now. In the last year, the stock is up over $17 in price. Hence the full valuation. 

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Starbucks (SBUX)

Starbucks (SBUX) will report  earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.80 versus $0.71. There is still more than $7 of upside to our price target. I would be will to wager that this quarter will be a blowout as gas price drops may bring in more customers that want to give Starbucks a try.

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American Express (AXP)

American Express (AXP) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $1.39 versus $1.21. Good growth. There is some nice upside to this name. 

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is near its price target but also close to the lower limit. We note that Goldman Sachs place a sell rating on the stock in front of earnings. We would be a buyer if the lower limit get hits.

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Goldman Sachs (GS)

Goldman Sachs (GS) will report earnings. Given the weakness in stocks this week, Goldman is getting attractive to look at as a potential buy.  The stock should find support at $175. Worth a look at that level.

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Schlumberger (SLB)

Schlumberger (SLB) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $1.47 versus $1.35.  Decent growth but the key will be guidance for this and EVERY energy company this quarter. As such, with the stock near its recent low watch to see if this level holds.

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Wells Fargo (WFC)

Wells Fargo (WFC) will report earnings before the open. Estimates are $1.01 versus $1.00. Basically, zero growth. As such, with the stock near its all-time high and our price target below current price we would avoid this stock. 

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Alcoa (AA)

Alcoa (AA) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.27 versus $.04 from a year ago. Despite the growth, this is not a name we like. In fact, with deflation an issue, there could be big downside ahead.

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Infosys Technologies (INFY)

Infosys Technologies (INFY) will report earnings on Friday before the open. Estimates are $29.94 versus $50.32. Despite the weak growth, this is a name to take a look at a bit more in depth.

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Acuity Brands (AYI)

Acuity Brands (AYI) will report earnings on Friday before the open. Estimates are strong at $1.13 versus $0.96. Despite the growth, this is a name to avoid for now.

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