A look at how selected companies providing computers, components, services and related software are faring:
Monday: IBM beat analysts’ net income forecasts for the third quarter and raised its earnings outlook for the full year thanks to the success of its software and services businesses. However, IBM slightly missed on the revenue forecast, reviving questions about the company’s ability to bring in enough new business to fuel its expected growth. It comes as some analysts fear that corporations and government agencies may spend less on IBM products and services if the economy remains weak.
Tuesday: Apple Inc., EMC Corp. Intel Corp.
Wednesday: Western Digital Corp.
Thursday: Microsoft Corp., Seagate Technology PLC
Oct. 24: Texas Instruments Inc.
Oct. 25: Xerox Corp.
Oct. 27: Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Nov. 2: Qualcomm Inc.
Nov. 21: Hewlett-Packard Co.
Unscheduled: Dell Inc., Lenovo Corp., Nvidia Corp.