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Stocks To Watch For August 15, 2014

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Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL) to report its Q4 earnings at $0.56 per share on revenue of $2.66 billion. Estée Lauder shares rose 1.37% to $76.94 in after-hours trading.

J.C. Penney Co (NYSE: JCP) reported a narrower-than-expected loss for its second quarter. J.C. Penney shares surged 3.29% to $10.06 in the after-hours trading session.

Analysts expect UTStarcom Holdings (NASDAQ: UTSI) to report a Q2 loss at $0.07 per share on revenue of $31.41 million. UTStarcom shares rose 1.42% to close at $2.85 yesterday.

Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Monster Beverage (NASDAQ: MNST) announced a long-term strategic partnership. As part of the deal, Coca-Cola will buy a 16.7% equity stake in Monster. Monster Beverage shares jumped 22.23% to $87.65 in the after-hours trading session, while Coca-Cola shares rose 1.44% to $40.76 in after-hours trading.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT) reported upbeat earnings for its third-quarter. Applied Materials shares gained 1.65% to $21.50 in the after-hours trading session.

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