Upcoming Earnings & Dividends For The Week of January 8-14

Last week was a record-breaking week for the markets as the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 576.65 points, or 2.3%, to end the week at 25,295.87. The index clipped the 25,000 mark early Thursday morning as news of the U.S. private sector adding 250,000 jobs in December delighted shareholders and investors alike. The ADP National Employment Report also reported that the unemployment rate remained at a healthy 4.1%.

Telecommunication companies AT&T Inc. (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ) have their ex-dividend dates set for this week with ex-dividend amounts of $0.50 and $0.59, respectively. Financial services company Mastercard (MA) is looking at six years of dividend growth while Dividend Aristocrat Abbott Laboratories (ABT) looks to continue 46 consecutive years of increased dividend payouts. Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI), which own the restaurant chains Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse, also has an ex-dividend set for early this week. The payout amount is for $0.63.

Company Name Ex-Dividend Date
Dollar General Corp. Monday, January 8, 2018
Mastercard Inc. Monday, January 8, 2018
Quest Diagnostics Inc. Monday, January 8, 2018
AT&T Inc. Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Darden Restaurants Inc. Tuesday, January 9, 2018
General Mills, Inc. Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Intuit Inc. Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The New York Times Company Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Oracle Corporation Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Toronto–Dominion Bank Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Time Warner Inc. Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Verizon Communications Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Aetna Inc. Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Abbott Laboratories Thursday, January 11, 2018
AbbVie Inc. Thursday, January 11, 2018
Anthem Inc. Thursday, January 11, 2018
Citigroup Inc. Thursday, January 11, 2018
Crown Castle International Corp. Friday, January 12, 2018

Financial giants JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC) and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) all have upcoming earning reports for this week. Investment management corporation Blackrock (BLK) will be reporting their earnings early Friday morning. Experts are estimating 5.97 earnings per share as the company’s stock continues to climb to record highs.

Long Blockchain Corp., formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea Corp. is looking to cash in on the bitcoin hype. The company announced on Friday its intention to acquire 1,000 Antminer S9 mining rigs and 1,000 APW3++ PSUs‎, tools used for mining the popular cryptocurrency. They are expected to post their earnings this week.

Company Name Expected Report Date Call Time
Acuity Brands, Inc. January 9, 2018 Before Open
Long Blockchain Corp January 9, 2018 N.A.
Blackrock, Inc. January 12, 2018 Before Open
JPMorgan Chase January 12, 2018 Before Open
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. January 12, 2018 Before Open
Wells Fargo January 12, 2018 Before Open