A look at business events during the week
TUESDAY: Microsoft discusses its fourth-quarter and fiscal year financial results in a 2:30 p.m. conference call webcast at www.microsoft.com/investor. CEO Satya Nadella and CFO Amy Hood are expected to talk about the company’s restructuring and Nokia acquisition . ... The Labor Department reports bimonthly inflation numbers for the Seattle area. ... The state’s Employment Security Department releases June county unemployment rates.
WEDNESDAY: Boeing reports its second-quarter financial results, discussing them in a 7:30 a.m. conference call webcast at www.boeing.com/companyoffices/financial/. Analysts are watching whether its increased production rate on commercial jets continues to produce growing earnings. Analysts expect adjusted earnings per share of $1.97, 18 percent above last year’s second quarter. Boeing has topped analysts’ quarterly estimates for the past eight quarters, according to Bloomberg.
THURSDAY: Amazon discusses its second-quarter earnings in a 2 p.m. conference call webcast at www.amazon.com/ir. Analysts expect the company to lose 15 cents a share on sales of $19.3 billion. ... Starbucks discusses its third-quarter financial results in a 2 p.m. conference call webcast at http://investor.starbucks.com. Analysts and investors will be looking at the potential cost impact of Starbucks’ widely touted college subsidy for staffers, which, depending on how many people sign up, could range from tens to hundreds of millions of dollars a year. ... Other earnings: Alaska Air Group.