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Weekly Corporate Highlights May 25 – May 29, 2020

Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Academic research has shown that events, as well as event revisions, can affect volatility.  Below are examples of how some events can influence stock price: 

  • Earnings dates:  Studies have shown that when a company moves a date forward from the expected earnings announcement date, they tend to beat expectations, and when a company moves a date back, they tend to miss expectations.
  • Conference calls:  Some analysts believe moves in a stock after an earnings call are often counterintuitive to the earnings release.
  • Conference presentation: Cancellations of presentations at investor conferences are often considered a negative trigger for company shares.
  • Movie or material Release: Similar to other events, a delay or postponement of the release date may have a negative effect on the price of the stock and cause volatility.

Weekly Corporate Event Highlights

Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.

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Mon 5/25/2020

China Mobile Limited (0941_HK): Ex Date for Semi-Annual dividend of HKD 1.723

Strauss Group Ltd. (STRS_IL): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q1 2020

Tue 5/26/2020

AXA SA (AXAHY): Presenting at Deutsche Bank dbaccess Global Financial Services Investor Conference 2020

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS): Record date for Quarterly dividend of $1.010

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q2 2020

Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK): Shareholder Meeting

Wed 5/27/2020

ASML Holding NV (ASML): Presenting at Cowen and Company 48th Annual Technology, Media and Telecom Conference 2020

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG): Presenting at Bernstein 36th Annual Virtual Strategic Decisions Conference (SDC) 2020

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd. (MZTF_IL): UNCONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q1 2020

Royal Bank of Canada (RY): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q2 2020, Inc. (AMZN): Shareholder Meeting

Thu 5/28/2020, Inc. (CRM): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q1 2021

AT&T Corp (T): Presenting at Cowen and Company 48th Annual Technology, Media and Telecom Conference 2020

CSX Corp. (CSX): Ex Date for Quarterly dividend of $0.260

PJSC Gazprom (GAZP_RU): INFERRED Next Earnings Date for Q1 2020

Toyota Motor (7203_JP): Pay date for Semi-Annual dividend of JPY 120.000

AIA Group Ltd (1299_HK): Shareholder Meeting

Fri 5/29/2020

Amgen Inc. (AMGN): Amgen Investor Meeting at the ASCO Virtual Scientific Program 2020

Roche Holding (ROG_CH): Presenting at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Scientific Program 2020

Hitachi Limited (HTHIY): CONFIRMED Next Earnings Date for Q4 2019

The Walt Disney Company (DIS): Movie Release date for Artemis Fowl (CANCELED)

Total SA (FP_FR): Shareholder Meeting, Inc. (AMZN): Video Release date for The Vast of Night

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