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Must Watch Stocks for January 17, 2017

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Must Watch Stocks for January 17, 2017

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

  • Wall Street expects Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) to report quarterly earnings at $0.64 per share on revenue of $8.37 billion before the opening bell. Morgan Stanley shares gained 0.41 percent to close at $43.81 on Friday.
  • Analysts are expecting UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) to have earned $2.07 per share on revenue of $47.20 billion in the latest quarter. UnitedHealth will release earnings before the markets open. UnitedHealth shares fell 0.34 percent to close at $161.80 on Friday.
  • After the closing bell, United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL) is estimated to post its quarterly earnings at $1.38 per share on revenue of $8.85 billion. United Continental shares rose 0.43 percent to close at $74.32 on Friday.
  • Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced plans to acquire Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEI) for $2.7 billion in cash and stock. Noble Energy shares rose 0.56 percent to close at $37.39 on Friday, while Clayton Williams Energy shares dropped 2.27 percent to close at $103.98 on Friday.
  • Analysts expect Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) to report quarterly earnings at $0.87 per share on revenue of $728.22 million before the opening bell. Comerica shares gained 1.01 percent to close at $69.92 on Friday.

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  • Luxottica Group SpA (ADR) (NYSE: LUX) and Essilor International SA (OTC: ESLOY) agreed to merge in a stock deal valued at $48.83 billion. Luxottica shares rose 0.85 percent to close at $52.42 on Friday.
  • Wall Street expects CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) to post quarterly earnings at $0.48 per share on revenue of $2.83 billion after the closing bell. CSX shares rose 1.09 percent to close at $38.80 on Friday.
  • Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) disclosed that it has signed a five-year patent license agreement with Winbond. Rambus shares gained 0.43 percent to close at $13.94 on Friday.
  • Before the markets open, Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ: OZRK) is projected to report its quarterly earnings at $0.69 per share on revenue of $217.09 million. Bank Of The Ozarks shares gained 2.73 percent to close at $53.46 on Friday.
 

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