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Here is a list of 15 companies releasing earning statements on July 23. We've sorted the companies by market cap, and have briefly discussed their earnings performance over the past 3 years.

The charts show past earning performances against analyst estimates. The green markers indicate the company beating estimates, while the red makers represent the company falling short of analyst expectations. All data is sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

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1. McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD):

McDonald's beat analyst estimates every time out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.83 v 0.81e
January 2008: 0.73 v 0.70e
April 2008: 0.81 v 0.69e
July 2008: 0.94 v 0.84e
October 2008: 1.05 v 0.98e
January 2009: 0.87 v 0.83e
April 2009: 0.83 v 0.82e
July 2009: 0.97 v 0.95e
October 2009: 1.15 v 1.10e
January 2010: 1.03 v 1.01e
April 2010: 1.03 v 0.96e
2. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ):
Verizon beat analyst estimates only 5 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.63 v 0.65e
January 2008: 0.62 v 0.62e
April 2008: 0.61 v 0.62e
July 2008: 0.67 v 0.66e
October 2008: 0.66 v 0.66e
January 2009: 0.61 v 0.63e
April 2009: 0.63 v 0.59e
July 2009: 0.63 v 0.61e
October 2009: 0.60 v 0.61e
January 2010: 0.54 v 0.57e
April 2010: 0.56 v 0.56e
3. Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB):
Schlumberger beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 1.09 v 1.06e
January 2008: 1.11 v 1.13e
April 2008: 1.06 v 1.14e
July 2008: 1.16 v 1.15e
October 2008: 1.25 v 1.25e
January 2009: 1.03 v 1.11e
April 2009: 0.78 v 0.83e
July 2009: 0.68 v 0.63e
October 2009: 0.65 v 0.64e
January 2010: 0.67 v 0.65e
April 2010: 0.62 v 0.63e
4. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F):
Ford beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: -0.01 v -0.41e
January 2008: -0.20 v -0.26e
April 2008: 0.20 v -0.18e
July 2008: -0.62 v -0.23e
October 2008: -1.31 v -0.94e
January 2009: -1.37 v -1.16e
April 2009: -0.75 v -1.25e
July 2009: -0.21 v -0.48e
October 2009: 0.26 v -0.07e
January 2010: 0.43 v 0.14e
April 2010: 0.46 v 0.29e
5. LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ:ERIC):
LM Ericsson beat analyst estimates 5 out of the last 10 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.20 v 0.25e
January 2008: 0.28 v 0.27e
April 2008: 0.15 v 0.17e
July 2008: 0.20 v 0.18e
January 2009: 0.26 v 0.22e
April 2009: 0.10 v 0.10e
July 2009: 0.12 v 0.13e
October 2009: 0.16 v 0.13e
January 2010: 0.10 v 0.17e
April 2010: 0.12 v 0.14e
6. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON):
Honeywell International beat analyst estimates 10 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.81 v 0.81e
January 2008: 0.91 v 0.91e
April 2008: 0.85 v 0.83e
July 2008: 0.96 v 0.95e
October 2008: 0.97 v 0.95e
January 2009: 0.97 v 0.96e
April 2009: 0.54 v 0.54e
July 2009: 0.60 v 0.59e
October 2009: 0.76 v 0.71e
January 2010: 0.91 v 0.90e
April 2010: 0.50 v 0.47e
7. Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT):
Wipro beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.14 v 0.13e
January 2008: 0.14 v 0.14e
April 2008: 0.15 v 0.15e
July 2008: 0.13 v 0.14e
October 2008: 0.14 v 0.14e
January 2009: 0.14 v 0.14e
April 2009: 0.13 v 0.14e
July 2009: 0.14 v 0.12e
October 2009: 0.17 v 0.14e
January 2010: 0.18 v 0.15e
April 2010: 0.18 v 0.17e
8. Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB):
Kimberly-Clark beat analyst estimates only 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 1.07 v 1.06e
January 2008: 1.11 v 1.11e
April 2008: 1.08 v 1.08e
July 2008: 1.03 v 1.03e
October 2008: 1.02 v 1.01e
January 2009: 1.01 v 1.04e
April 2009: 0.98 v 1.03e
July 2009: 1.16 v 0.96e
October 2009: 1.40 v 1.12e
January 2010: 1.18 v 1.20e
April 2010: 1.14 v 1.13e
9. Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI):
Johnson Controls beat analyst estimates 10 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.78 v 0.77e
January 2008: 0.39 v 0.38e
April 2008: 0.48 v 0.47e
July 2008: 0.73 v 0.70e
October 2008: 0.73 v 0.72e
January 2009: -0.14 v -0.07e
April 2009: -0.16 v -0.19e
July 2009: 0.25 v 0.19e
October 2009: 0.47 v 0.44e
January 2010: 0.43 v 0.29e
April 2010: 0.40 v 0.32e
10. Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV (NYSE:KOF):
Coca-COla Femsa beat analyst estimates 6 out of the last 8 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.93 v 0.67e
February 2008: 0.97 v 0.80e
April 2008: 0.80 v 0.73e
July 2008: 1.00 v 1.03e
February 2009: 0.30 v 1.12e
July 2009: 0.89 v 0.67e
October 2009: 0.88 v 0.85e
April 2010: 0.99 v 0.68e
11. Ingersoll-Rand Plc. (NYSE:IR):
Ingersoll-Rand beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.96 v 0.89e
January 2008: 0.61 v 0.89e
April 2008: 0.77 v 0.72e
July 2008: 1.03 v 0.92e
October 2008: 0.99 v 0.95e
January 2009: 0.53 v 0.26e
April 2009: -0.04 v -0.15e
July 2009: 0.50 v 0.38e
October 2009: 0.70 v 0.62e
January 2010: 0.48 v 0.56e
April 2010: 0.16 v 0.18e
12. The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP):
McGraw-Hill beat analyst estimates every time out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 1.34 v 1.23e
January 2008: 0.50 v 0.47e
April 2008: 0.25 v 0.22e
July 2008: 0.71 v 0.64e
October 2008: 1.28 v 1.24e
January 2009: 0.42 v 0.39e
April 2009: 0.20 v 0.18e
July 2009: 0.58 v 0.56e
October 2009: 1.07 v 1.06e
January 2010: 0.51 v 0.44e
April 2010: 0.33 v 0.24e
13. Dover Corp. (NYSE:DOV):
Dover beat analyst estimates 10 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.88 v 0.88e
January 2008: 0.86 v 0.83e
April 2008: 0.76 v 0.74e
July 2008: 0.98 v 0.95e
October 2008: 1.01 v 0.97e
January 2009: 0.91 v 0.82e
April 2009: 0.45 v 0.54e
July 2009: 0.54 v 0.47e
October 2009: 0.58 v 0.46e
January 2010: 0.55 v 0.48e
April 2010: 0.65 v 0.48e
14. Enbridge Energy Partners LP (NYSE:EEP):
Enbridge Energy beat analyst estimates 8 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.75 v 0.73e
January 2008: 0.74 v 0.74e
April 2008: 0.85 v 0.75e
July 2008: 0.95 v 0.80e
October 2008: 0.69 v 0.82e
January 2009: 0.67 v 0.65e
April 2009: 0.49 v 0.59e
July 2009: 0.74 v 0.50e
October 2009: 0.86 v 0.61e
January 2010: 0.64 v 0.67e
April 2010: 0.73 v 0.65e
15. Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX):
Newfield Exploration beat analyst estimates 7 out of the last 11 earning releases.
October 2007: 0.70 v 0.82e
January 2008: 0.64 v 0.68e
April 2008: 0.87 v 0.71e
July 2008: 1.06 v 0.85e
October 2008: 1.02 v 1.06e
January 2009: 0.20 v 0.54e
April 2009: 0.85 v 0.63e
July 2009: 1.28 v 1.16e
October 2009: 1.58 v 1.30e
January 2010: 1.41 v 1.40e
April 2010: 1.19 v 1.11e

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