The Fool Looks Ahead

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There's never a dull week on Wall Street. Let's go over some of the news that will shape the week to come.

The new post-holiday trading week kicks off with Krispy Kreme reporting its latest quarterly results. As consumers flock to Cyber Monday deals, the popular doughnut maker will hope it's making a lot of dough -- in more ways than one. Analysts see revenue and earnings per share growing 10% and 33%, respectively. It's true that Krispy Kreme's signature glazed treats aren't healthy, but the company seems to be cranking out some healthy growth.

OmniVision takes its quarterly snapshot on Tuesday. The company is a leading player in image sensors used in cameras found in everything from smartphones to laptops. This became a growth industry once wireless phones began beefing up their cameras. Aside from pro shutterbugs, there aren't too many people carrying traditional cameras these days if they have newer smartphones.

OmniVision has had its ups and downs, since this can become a competitive niche from time to time. This time around, analysts see flat revenue growth accompanied by a healthy burst in profitability.

Avago checks in with fresh financials on Wednesday afternoon. The supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial, and consumer applications is in demand. Wall Street sees revenue and earnings per share climbing 18% and 15%, respectively, for its latest quarter.

Veeva Systems
reports on Thursday. The provider of industry cloud solutions for major pharmaceutical companies and emerging biotechs went public at $20 last month. Veeva nearly doubled out of the gate, and that's essentially where it's at now.

This will be Veeva's first quarter as a public company, and it's critical that the company doesn't disappoint the market. As they say, you don't get a second chance to make a first impression.

The market is typically quiet on Friday, but that won't stop American Eagle Outfitters from reporting. The once trendy apparel chain has run into a bit of turbulence lately. Analysts see American Eagle earning roughly half as much as it did a year earlier on a slight decline in sales. The key here will be any insight as to how it sees things playing out during the critical holiday quarter.

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