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

  • Wall Street expects Hormel Foods Corporation HRLto report quarterly earnings at $0.39 per share on revenue of $2.38 billion before the opening bell. Hormel shares fell 0.03 percent to $38.50 in after-hours trading.
  • Analysts expect HP Inc. HPQto post quarterly earnings at $0.51 per share on revenue of $14.26 billion after the closing bell. HP shares gained 0.45 percent to $24.60 in after-hours trading.
  • Williams-Sonoma, Inc. WSMreported better-than-expected results for its second quarter. Comps were up 4.6 percent in the quarter. The company also raised FY18 guidance. Williams-Sonoma shares climbed 7.01 percent to $67.00 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Before the opening bell, Sanderson Farms, Inc. SAFMis projected to report quarterly earnings at $1.78 per share on revenue of $886.00 million. Sanderson shares gained 2.54 percent to close at $106.71 on Wednesday.
  • Analysts are expecting Alibaba Group Holding LimitedBABA to have earned $1.21 per share on revenue of $11.79 billion in the latest quarter. Alibaba will release earnings before the markets open. Alibaba shares gained 0.04 percent to $177.92 in after-hours trading.
  • Synopsys, Inc. SNPSreported upbeat earnings for its third quarter. The company issued strong fourth-quarter and FY18 earnings guidance. Synopsys shares climbed 6.49 percent to $100.81 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Wall Street expects Gap Inc GPSto post quarterly earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $4.01 billion after the closing bell. Gap shares gained 0.28 percent to $32.30 in after-hours trading.
  • After the markets close, Ross Stores, Inc. ROSTis expected to post quarterly earnings at $1.01 per share on revenue of $3.65 billion. Ross Stores shares rose 0.05 percent to $93.46 in after-hours trading.
  • L Brands IncLB reported upbeat earnings for its second quarter, but lowered its FY18 forecast. The company also disclosed that CEO Of Victoria’s Secret PINK brand Denise Landman will retire at the year end. L Brands shares dipped 5.05 percent to $30.85 in the after-hours trading session.
  • Analysts expect Childrens Place Inc PLCEto report quarterly earnings at $0.59 per share on revenue of $427.89 million before the opening bell. Childrens Place shares gained 1.82 percent to $140.00 in after-hours trading.