Later this month, several companies providing computers, components, services and related software will begin releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. It will generally cover the July-September period, though some companies have fiscal quarters that depart from that.
Here's a schedule for selected companies. Dates for many companies, including Oracle Corp., are not yet known.
— Oct. 16: Intel Corp., IBM Corp.
— Oct. 18: Microsoft Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
— Oct. 22: Texas Instruments Inc., Western Digital Corp.
— Oct. 23: Xerox Corp.
— Oct. 24: EMC Corp., SAP AG
— Oct. 25: Apple Inc.
— Nov. 7: Qualcomm Inc.
— Nov. 20: Hewlett Packard Co., Dell. Inc.