Earnings Cheat Sheet for The Week Ahead

It is official! The start of earnings season kicks off with Alcoa (AA) on Tuesday. Notice on the table that over the last few weeks, the estimate for EPS on the company has decreased by 30%. Revenue estimates have also decreased.

However, the stock has been drifting higher as the massage of the estimates will probably show a beat at this point. Just a game, play if you like.

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