Ruby Tuesday expected to report loss

 

Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday

Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday Inc. reports earnings today after the markets close. According to a Motley Fool report, analysts expect the Maryville-based company to report an increase in revenue, but a loss of about 6 cents per share.

ALCOA

ALCOA

Aluminum company Alcoa Inc., which has a major manufacturing plant in Blount County, reports Monday. Analysts expectations are mixed. Alcoa is traditionally the first of the major companies to release its quarterly report.

 

Shares for both companies were trading lower at midday. The News Sentinel will have a report on Ruby Tuesday’s conference call on Knoxvillebiz.com and in Friday’s paper.

Here’s what some analysts are saying.

Motley Fool: Ruby Tuesday Earnings Preview

 

Bloomberg: Alcoa Earnings Estimates Plunge After Aluminum Drop: Commodities

Forbes: Earning Preview: Alcoa

Yahoo Finance: Alcoa Kicks Off 2012 Earnings Season with These Expectations

Photos: 2007 file photo shows Ruby Tuesday on Alcoa Highway (Knoxville News Sentinel); 2006 file photo shows Alcoa employee inspecting finished rolls of aluminum as they come off the last stage of the production line at plant in Newburgh, Ind. (Associated Press).