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Next week is a busy earnings season and this article is a continuation of my previous article on notable earnings reports ahead. In this article, I will cover the fourth set of fourteen stocks that are reporting earnings results next week. Use this list as a potential starting point for your analysis.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB): Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company. As of December 31, 2011, Fifth Third Bancorp had $117 billion in assets, operated 15 affiliates with 1,316 full-service banking centers.

Fifth Third Bancorp has a market cap of $13.17 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $1.52 billion when compared to $1.47 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 35 cents a share from 10 cents a share in the year ago period. Fifth Third Bancorp is currently trading around $14.31 with a 52 week range of $9.13 to $14.73.

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN): First Horizon National Corporation is a bank holding company. The company provides financial services through its subsidiary, First Tennessee Bank National Association (the bank), and its subsidiaries. The company's two brands, First Tennessee and FTN Financial, provide customers with a range of products and services.

First Horizon National Corporation has a market cap of $2.52 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $357.41 million when compared to $370.30 million for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 13 cents a share from 15 cents a share in the year ago period. First Horizon National Corporation is currently trading around $9.89 with a 52 week range of $5.38 to $11.70.

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Verizon Communications Inc. is a holding company. The company is a provider of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. It operates in two primary segments: Verizon Wireless and Wireline.

Verizon Communications Inc. has a market cap of $106.22 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $28.21 billion when compared to $26.99 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 58 cents a share from 51 cents a share in the year ago period. Verizon Communications Inc. is currently trading around $37.46 with a 52 week range of $32.28 to $40.48.

KeyCorp (KEY): KeyCorp is a bank holding company for KeyBank National Association. Through KeyBank and certain other subsidiaries, the company provides a range of retail and commercial banking, commercial leasing, investment management, consumer finance and investment banking products and services to individual, corporate and institutional clients through two business segments: Key Community Bank and Key Corporate Bank.

KeyCorp has a market cap of $7.77 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $976.67 million when compared to $1.06 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 19 cents a share from 19 cents a share in the year ago period. KeyCorp is currently trading around $8.15 with a 52 week range of $5.59 to $9.04.

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK): Nokia Oyj (Nokia) has three operating segments: Devices & Services, NAVTEQ, and Nokia Siemens Networks. Devices & Services is responsible for developing and managing the company's portfolio of mobile products, as well as designing and developing services, including applications and content.

Nokia has a market cap of $19.25 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $10.79 billion when compared to $14.23 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be loss of 2 cents a share from 18 cents a share in the year ago period. Nokia is currently trading around $5.14 with a 52 week range of $4.46 to $9.42.

Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): The Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America, with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. It has three segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group and Global Finishes Group.

Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $11.61 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $2.03 billion when compared to $1.86 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 72 cents a share from 63 cents a share in the year ago period. Sherwin-Williams is currently trading around $111.83 with a 52 week range of $69.47 to $114.44.

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP): Union Pacific Corporation owns transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, links 23 states in the western 66% of the country. Union Pacific Railroad Company's business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, energy, industrial products and intermodal.

Union Pacific Corporation has a market cap of $50.97 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $4.99 billion when compared to $4.49 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be $1.64 a share from $1.29 a share in the year ago period. Union Pacific Corporation is currently trading around $106.18 with a 52 week range of $77.73 to $117.40.

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a diversified health and well-being company. The company operates in four segments: UnitedHealthcare, which includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State; OptumHealth; OptumInsight, and OptumRx.

UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $60.75 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $27.17 billion when compared to $25.43 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be $1.16 a share from $1.22 a share in the year ago period. UnitedHealth Group is currently trading around $58.14 with a 52 week range of $41.27 to $59.60.

Morgan Stanley (MS): Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides its products and services to a group of clients and customers, including corporations, governments, financial institutions and individuals. The company is a financial holding company. The company is a global financial services firm. The company operates in three segments: Institutional Securities, Global Wealth Management Group and Asset Management.

Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $35.58 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $7.41 billion when compared to $7.64 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 43 cents a share from 50 cents a share in the year ago period. Morgan Stanley is currently trading around $17.98 with a 52 week range of $11.58 to $28.24.

The New York Times Company (NYT): The New York Times Company is a global, multimedia news and information company that includes newspapers, digital businesses, investments in paper mills and other investments. The company operates in two segments: The News Media Group and the About Group.

The New York Times Company has a market cap of $946.50 million and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $500.34 million when compared to $566.50 million for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 2 cents a share from 2 cents a share in the year ago period. The New York Times Company is currently trading around $6.40 with a 52 week range of $5.50 to $9.73.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK): Alaska Air Group, Inc. is the holding company for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. The company has two principal subsidiaries: Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., which provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. has a market cap of $2.52 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $1.04 billion when compared to $965.20 million for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 35 cents a share from 40 cents a share in the year ago period. Alaska Air Group, Inc. is currently trading around $35.26 with a 52 week range of $25.55 to $72.34.

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Peabody Energy Corporation is a coal company. As of December 31, 2011, the company owned interests in 30 coal mining operations, including an interest in 29 coal operations located in the United States and Australia and a 50% interest in the Middlemount Mine in Australia. Peabody's operations consist of four principal segments: Its three mining segments and its Trading and Brokerage segment.

Peabody has a market cap of $7.54 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $2.09 billion when compared to $1.74 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be 55 cents a share from 67 cents a share in the year ago period. Peabody is currently trading around $27.71 with a 52 week range of $27.61 to $70.28.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS): Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADSC) is a provider of data-driven and transaction-based marketing and customer loyalty solutions. It offers a range of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database marketing services, marketing strategy consulting, analytics and creative services, direct marketing services and private label and co-brand retail credit card programs.

Alliance Data Systems has a market cap of $6.32 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $833.34 million when compared to $740.40 million for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be $2.15 a share from $2.03 a share in the year ago period. Alliance Data Systems is currently trading around $126.2 with a 52 week range of $80.38 to $127.71.

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM): Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is a holding company. PMI's subsidiaries and affiliates and their licensees are engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. Its products are sold in approximately 180 countries. The company divides its markets into four geographic segments: The European Union ((NYSEARCA:EU)) region, The Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa ((NASDAQ:EEMA)) region, The Asia region and The Latin America & Canada region.

Philip Morris has a market cap of $151.58 billion and will report its first quarter earnings results on April 19, 2012, before market open. The first quarter revenues are expected to be $7.27 billion when compared to $6.79 billion for the same quarter last year. Earnings per share for the first quarter are expected to be $1.19 a share from $1.06 a share in the year ago period. Philip Morris is currently trading around $88.37 with a 52 week range of $60.45 to $90.10.

Sources: Some of the data is sourced from Google Finance and Yahoo Finance site.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, but may initiate a long position in FITB, FHN, VZ, KEY, NOK, SHW, UNP, UNH, MS, NYT, ALK, BTU, ADS, PM over the next 72 hours.

Disclaimer: I am not a registered investment advisor and do not provide specific investment advice. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only. Nothing in this article should be taken as a solicitation to purchase or sell securities. Before buying or selling any stock you should do your own research and reach your own conclusion. It is up to the investors to make the correct decision after necessary research.

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Source: 14 Notable Earnings To Watch In The Third Week Of April 2012 (Part 4)