Earnings Preview: TSLA, LMT, ABT, FCX, MSFT

By Kirsteen Mackay

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This week’s company earnings include Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).

Earnings Preview: TSLA, LMT, ABT, FCX, MSFT

It’s a busy week for earnings, with more than 200 companies reporting. Some of these include Elevance Health, Inc. (NYSE: ELV), Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO), Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VZ), AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL), Dow, Inc. (NYSE: DOW), General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), The Travelers Cos., Inc. (NYSE: TRV), 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM), and Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR).

Here are some of the key earnings updates to look forward to this week:

Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA)

After the market close, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) will report its Q4 and full-year earnings results on January 25, 2023. At that time, Tesla will issue a brief advisory containing a link to the Q4 and full-year 2022 update, which will be available on Tesla’s Investor Relations website. Tesla management will hold a live question-and-answer webcast that day at 4:30 p.m. Central Time (5:30 p.m. Eastern Time).

In Q4, Tesla produced over 439,000 vehicles and delivered over 405,000 vehicles. In 2022, vehicle deliveries grew 40% Y/Y to 1.31 million, while production grew 47% Y/Y to 1.37 million. The company continued to transition towards a more even regional mix of vehicle builds which again led to a further increase in cars in transit at the end of the quarter.

FactSet analyst estimates provide a full-year EPS consensus of $3.98 and a sales consensus of $82.12bn.

Over the past year, TSLA stock has traded between $101.81 and $384.29. Today it trades at around $133. So far this year, the Tesla stock price is up 8.3%, while the S&P 500 has risen 3.8% over the same period.

44 FactSet analysts have a consensus Overweight rating on TSLA stock with a target share price of $214.31.

TSLA stock has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 41. Its price-to-book-value (P/BV) is 10.8.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will webcast live its fourth quarter and full year 2022 earnings results conference call (listen-only mode) on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at 11 a.m. ET. Management will discuss fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results, provide updates on key topics and answer questions. Q4 and full-year 2022 results will be published prior to the market opening on Jan. 24.

FactSet analyst estimates provide a full-year EPS consensus of $23.18 and a sales consensus of $65.26bn.

Over the past year, LMT stock has traded between $365.34 and $498.95. Today it trades at around $443.28. Year-to-date, the Lockheed Martin stock price is down -7%. 

FactSet analysts have a consensus Hold rating on LMT stock with a target share price of $489.48. 

LMT stock has a forward P/E of 16.3 (currently 20.4), and its P/BV is 9.7. LMT stock comes with a 2.7% dividend yield.

What Does Lockheed Martin Do?

Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. LMT is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) will announce its Q4 2022 financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, before the market opens. FactSet analyst estimates provide an EPS consensus of $5.23 with guidance between $5.17 and 5.23. The sales consensus is $43.2bn. 

Over the past year, ABT stock has traded between $93.25 and $130.94. Today it trades at around $112.82. Year-to-date, the Abbott Laboratories stock price is up 2.96%.

FactSet analysts have a consensus Overweight rating on ABT stock with a target share price of $117.47.

ABT stock has a P/E of 25.4. Its P/BV is 5.5. ABT stock comes with a dividend yield of 1.8%.

What Does Abbott Laboratories Do?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader with a portfolio of life-changing technologies that span the spectrum of healthcare. The company operates leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional and branded generic medicines. Its 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) has scheduled its Q4 2022 earnings release for 25 January 2023 before the market opens.

FactSet analyst estimates provide an EPS consensus of $2.35 and a sales consensus of $22.5bn.

Over the past year, FCX stock has traded between $24.80 and $51.99. Today it trades at around $45.41. Year-to-date, the Freeport-McMoRan stock price is up 19.75%.

21 FactSet analysts have a consensus Overweight rating on FCX stock with a target share price of $41.42.

What Does Freeport-McMoRan Do?

Freeport-McMoRan ((NYSE: FCX) is a leading international mining company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. The company operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. Our portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits, and significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will publish its fiscal year 2023 Q2 financial results after the close of the market on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

FactSet analyst estimates provide an EPS consensus of $2.30 and a sales consensus of $53.1bn. 

Over the past year, MSFT stock has traded between $213.43 and $315.95. Today it trades at around $240.22. Year-to-date, the Microsoft stock price is up 0.27%.

55 FactSet analysts have a consensus Buy rating on MSFT stock with a target share price of $284.88.

What Does Microsoft Do?

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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Author: Kirsteen Mackay

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