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Stocks To Watch For August 19, 2014

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Stocks To Watch For August 19, 2014

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

Wall Street expects Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) to report its Q2 earnings at $0.65 per share on revenue of $1.65 billion. Dick's Sporting shares fell 0.57% to $43.26 in after-hours trading.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) reported in-line earnings for the second quarter. However, the company reported upbeat quarterly revenue. Its gross profit rate declined 194 basis points and comparable retail segment net sales came in flat in the quarter. Urban Outfitters shares fell 0.60% to $36.70 in the after-hours trading session.

Analysts are expecting Home Depot (NYSE: HD) to have earned $1.45 per share on revenue of $23.61 billion in the second quarter. Home Depot shares rose 0.37% to $83.90 in after-hours trading.

Aeropostale (NYSE: ARO) raised its Q2 guidance and announced a management change. Aeropostale announced that Julian Geiger would take over as CEO, replacing Thomas Johnson. Aeropostale shares jumped 4.94% to $3.40 in the after-hours trading session.

Analysts expect TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) to report its Q2 earnings at $0.73 per share on revenue of $6.88 billion. TJX shares surged 1.02% to $54.45 in after-hours trading.

Skilled Healthcare Group (NYSE: SKH) reported that it has agreed to combine with Genesis HealthCare in an all-stock transaction. Skilled Healthcare shares jumped 48.13% to $9.11 in the after-hours trading session.

 

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