Disney is among the stocks worth watching because of its ties to soccer’s World Cup.
MADRID (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Monday’s session are Medtronic Inc. and Covidien PLC , as well as Layne Christensen Co.
Layne Christensen LAYN, -4.76% is projected to report a loss of 36 cents a share in the first quarter, according to a consensus survey by FactSet. The company’s water infrastructure segment is expected to show improvement, but its mineral services operations faces another difficult year, analyst Gerard Sweeney at Boenning & Scattergood said in a recent report.
Executive recruiter Korn/Ferry KFY, +0.23% is forecast to earn 39 cents a share in the fourth quarter.
With the World Cup 2014 under way in Brazil, here are World Cup-related stocks to keep an eye on even if you aren’t a soccer fan. See 10 U.S. stocks to watch during the World Cup.
1. Walt Disney Co. DIS, +0.32%
4. Nike Inc. NKE, +1.30%
7. Coca-Cola Co. KO, +0.24%
10. 21st Century Fox Inc. FOXA, +0.75%