The companies which are expected to see active trade on Thursday are: Microsoft, AT&T, Altera, eBay, Sandisk, Wynn Resorts, Southwest Airlines, Boston Scientific, Capital One Financial, Eli Lilly, Key Corp and Philip Morris International.

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) is due to report its first quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday. Analysts expect the company to report quarter earnings per share of $0.68, up from $0.62 last year.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is due to report its third quarter earnings before markets open on Thursday. Analysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expect the company, on average, to report a third quarter net income of $0.61 per share compared to $0.55 last year.

Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) is forecasted to report a third quarter net income of $ 0.59 per share after markets close on Thursday.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares plunged 4.01 per cent to $31.85 in post-market trading sessions, after issuing a weaker than expected fourth quarter earnings guidance.

Sandisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) is forecasted to report a third quarter net income of $ 1.07 per share after the markets close on Thursday.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) shares plunged 4.44 per cent to $124.48 in aftermarket trading sessions, as its third quarter earnings fell short of expectations. The company reported a third quarter net income of $132.6 million or $1.05 per share, compared to $48.7 million or $0.39 per share in the same quarter last year and against analysts' estimation of $1.18 per share.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) is expected to report a third quarter net income of $ 0.13 per share, a 50 per cent decline from the company's actual earnings for the same period last year.

Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) is expected to report a third quarter net income of $ 0.08 per share, up from $ 0.12 per share in the same quarter last year.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) is due to report a third quarter net income of $ 1.68 per share after the closing bell on Thursday.

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY) is due to report its third quarter earnings before markets open on Thursday. Analysts, polled by Thomson Reuters, expect the company, on average, to report a third quarter net income of $1.13 per share compared to $1.21 per share in the same quarter last year.

Key Corp. (NYSE:KEY) is due to report its third quarter earnings before the markets open on Thursday. Analysts expect the company to report quarter earnings, per share, of $0.21, up from $0.20 last year.

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) is expected to report a third quarter net income of $ 1.24 per share compared to $ 1.00 per share in the same quarter a year ago.