Earnings season is almost in full swing — and a range of notable names are lined up to report results this month. Three worth watching in the coming weeks are social network Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), financial-technology specialist PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL), and coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX).
The stakes are high for all three companies, as their stocks have been soaring. Facebook, PayPal, and Starbucks have seen their stocks rise 35%, 27%, and 18% respectively so far this year. Can these companies’ latest results live up to expectations?
Here’s an overview of some key items to watch when these companies report their latest quarterly results.