The fast-food giant is capable of generating superior returns on invested capital over an extended horizon.
With its reorganization and a shift to devices and services still in its early stages, Microsoft has more work ahead to catch rivals in the fast-growing mobile and cloud markets, says Morningstar's Norman Young.
Reduced rig allocations are likely to have a negative impact on the company's second-quarter results within the Latin American segment.
Sluggish U.S. and European demand for electric power plants and wind turbines will continue to hurt the company's top-line growth.
Google may continue its impressive winning streak while Microsoft is putting a turnaround strategy in place.
The tech giant as been continually adjusting its product portfolio, enabling the company to generate healthy profits.
Declining PC shipments worldwide may turn out to be Intel's biggest threat.
Despite notable progress in bringing down costs, the pharmaceuticals company still has plenty of room to increase profitability.
Hefty litigation costs and macroeconomic pressures are likely to keep a lid on the bank's earnings growth in the near term.
Coke will likely continue to move incrementally along as a number of key international regions offset weak growth in North America and Europe.
Wall Street sees Goldman achieving year-over-year gains, while the firm is positioning itself for above-average returns on capital over the long run.
Two of the country's leading banks are looking ahead to report strong performance in the second quarter.