Dell (USD 15.35 ; -0.07% ; DELL ; DELL.O)
On Tuesday, Dell, the IT giant, is expected to deliver 3Q EPS of $0.47 compared with $0.41 a year ago on sales of $15.6B vs around $15.4B. Earlier, the Co planned to expand its staff size to 700 from 600 currently at Taiwan design center. From a chartist view, the stock bounced off last week from its key support at $14.75, and should post further advance to $16 and then to $16.55 in the coming days.
Burberry Group (GBp 1379 ; 1.92% ; BRBY ; BRBY.L)
The same day, Burberry Group, the UK luxury brand, may release 1H pre-tax profit of 157.6M compared to 117.7M a year ago on revenues of around 820M vs 673M. Earlier, the Co announced its plan to open a new store in Sao Paolo. Two weeks ago, CEO Agela Ahrendts declared the Co should continue to invest for "continuing global momentum" and Asia continent would offer "Flagship markets". From a chartist point of view, a mid term bullish continuation pattern in consolidation channel is taking shape. A push above 1400 will trigger a measured move up above 1600p.
Wal-Mart (USD 59.2 ; 2.96% ; WMT ; WMT.N)
The same day in the US, Wal-Mart, the retail giant, is expected to post 3Q EPS of appx. $0.98 compared with $0.9 last year on sales of $108B vs $102B. The US same stores sales increased 3.1% YoY in week ended November 5, and rose 1.4% MoM. Currently, the Co is in process to merge with the South African retailer, Massmart, and the deal is under review by the Supreme Court. From a technical point of view, the stock is currently developing a measured move up since the beginning of October 2011. The next target is set at $63.
Vivendi (EUR 15.945 ; 1.21% ; VIV ; VIV.PA)
On Wednesday, Vivendi, the French telecommunication firm, could unveil 3Q net income of 558M compared to 372M a year earlier on sales of around 6.8B vs 6.9B. Recently, the Cos Universal Music Group unit could purchase EMI Group's recorded music unit for 1.2B from Citigroup. In addition, the Co ruled out any plans for now to sell Universal Music Group. From a technical view, the weekly configuration is bearish following the 16.5 downward breakout. Furthermore, a bearish continuation pattern in symmetrical triangle is taking shape. The midterm target is 11.5 as long as prices are below the 17.5 mark.
SABMiller (GBp 2258 ; 1.87% ; SAB ; SAB.L)
On Thursday, Sabmiller may unveil 1H pre-tax profit of appx. $2.3B compared to appx. $1.7B last year. Early this month, the Co appointed Mauricio Leyva as the CEO of its Peruvian unit, replacing Robert Priday. Recently, the Co said lager volumes for the first six months were 3% ahead of the prior year. In addition, the international beer company also announced its intention to form a strategic alliance with Anadolu Efes. Technically, as long as 2100p remains as a support, and the stock is expected to challenge its resistance at 2300p in sight, if breakout, look for 2360p.
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