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Intuit, Nordstrom Earnings on Tap

Will Intuit's premium services gain traction? Plus, full-priced selling should help Nordstrom's bottom line.

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Financial-solutions software-provider  Intuit (INTU) is slated to report earnings after the bell Thursday. A consensus of analyst estimates forecasts fourth-quarter EPS of $0.26, as opposed to $0.35 in the year-ago quarter.

Analysts will be looking for growth in key products such as small-business accounting software QuickBooks, personal-finance software Quicken, and tax-helper TurboTax, even as other free or low-cost rivals spring up. The ratio of subscribers signing up for premium services after trying out the free services offered by the firm will also be watched.

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