Stocks to Watch: Dick's, Urban Outfitters
NEW YORK -- Dick's Sporting Goods(DKS) is expected by analysts Monday to post fourth-quarter earnings of $1.06 a share on sales of $1.86 billion, up 16% from a year earlier..
Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters(URBN) is forecast to report earnings of 57 cents a share in the fourth quarter on revenue of $848.2 million.
A study of Boston Scientific's(BSX) Watchman device, aimed at preventing strokes in people at high risk of them because of an irregular heartbeat, found the device is safer than previous testing found, but may not be better than a drug that is used now for preventing strokes, heart-related deaths and blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation over the long term, The Associated Press reported.
AT&T(T) is reportedly interested in buying a 25% stake in India's Reliance Jio Infocomm, a telecommunications venture controlled by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, for $3.5 billion, Reuters reported, citing the Times of India newspaper.
Convenience store owner Casey's General Stores(CASY) is expected by Wall Street to post fourth-quarter profit of 47 cents a share on revenue of $1.71 billion.
Scientific Games(SGMS) , a supplier of lottery games and other gaming products, is expected to post fourth-quarter earnings of 5 cents a share on revenue of $237 million.
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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