The peak weeks are now behind us and the number of earnings reports we get each week will now drift lower.

However, there are still quite a few big-name companies left to report their second-quarter numbers, including: Walt Disney, CVS Caremark, Dish Network, News Corp., NVIDIA, Kohl's, Nordstrom and J.C. Penney.

Among the 352 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported earnings so far, 66.2 percent have beaten analysts' expectations, according to data compiled by Thomson Reuters. Over the past four quarters, 68 percent of companies beat estimates.

We ran a screen and produced a list of 40 notable companies set to report their earnings between Aug. 6 and Aug. 11. We have highlighted their expected reporting dates and times, along with analysts' EPS and revenue estimates from Reuters, as well as the stocks' year-to-date performances.

Monday Before Market Open, or BMO:

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) is a natural gas and oil exploration and production company. The company has a market capitalization of $11.74 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 7 cents on revenue of $2.37 billion, compared with a profit of 76 cents per share on revenue of $3.32 billion in the year-ago period. Chesapeake Energy is trading around $17.80 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 20.5 percent.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is a meat protein and food production company. The company has a market capitalization of $5.52 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 third-quarter EPS of 55 cents on revenue of $8.75 billion, compared with a profit of 46 cents per share on revenue of $8.25 billion in the year-ago period. Tyson Foods is trading around $15.10 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 26.84 percent.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (Nasdaq: CTSH) is a provider of custom information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. The company has a market capitalization of $17.02 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 80 cents on revenue of $1.79 billion, compared with a profit of 67 cents per share on revenue of $1.49 billion in the year-ago period. Cognizant Technology Solutions is trading around $55.83 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 13.09 percent.

HCA Holdings Inc (NYSE: HCA) is a health care services companies in the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $11.55 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 78 cents on revenue of $8.83 billion, compared with a profit of 51 cents per share on revenue of $8.06 billion in the year-ago period. HCA is trading around $26.33 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 19.52 percent.

Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN) is a real estate investment trust. The company has a market capitalization of $13.21 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 32 cents on revenue of $446.58 million, compared with a profit of 39 cents per share on revenue of $381.06 million in the year-ago period. Health Care REIT is trading around $61.76 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 13.28 percent.

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a global power company. The company has a market capitalization of $9.21 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 27 cents on revenue of $4.69 billion, compared with a profit of 28 cents per share in the year-ago period. AES is trading around $11.99 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 1.35 percent.

Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) operates in the motion picture exhibition industry. The company has a market capitalization of $2.71 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 38 cents on revenue of $630.75 million, compared with a profit of 35 cents per share on revenue of $620.59 million in the year-ago period. Cinemark is trading around $23.61 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 27.64 percent.

Monday After Market Close, or AMC:

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products worldwide. The company has a market capitalization of $12.59 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of $8.9 on revenue of $1.95 billion, compared with a profit of $6.87 per share on revenue of $1.8 billion in the year-ago period. CF Industries is trading around $191.84 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 32.27 percent.

Tuesday BMO:

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) is a pharmacy health care provider in the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $57.09 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 79 cents on revenue of $30.98 billion, compared with a profit of 65 cents per share on revenue of $26.63 billion in the year-ago period. CVS Caremark is trading around $44.55 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 9.24 percent.

Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) is engaged in designing and supplying product technology and delivering engineering services and solutions in a range of industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world. The company has a market capitalization of $34.48 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 third-quarter EPS of $1 on revenue of $6.61 billion, compared with a profit of 90 cents per share on revenue of $6.29 billion in the year-ago period. Emerson Electric is trading around $47.01 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 0.88 percent.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a health care services company. The company has a market capitalization of $1.91 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 5 cents on revenue of $2.29 billion, compared with a profit of 8 cents per share on revenue of $2.37 billion in the year-ago period. Tenet Healthcare is trading around $4.62 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 9.94 percent.

Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) operates as a telecommunications and media company. The company has a market capitalization of $4.05 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 19 cents on revenue of $1.69 billion, compared with a profit of 24 cents per share on revenue of $1.69 billion in the year-ago period. Cablevision Systems is trading around $14.91 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 5.13 percent.

Office Depot Inc (NYSE: ODP) is a global supplier of office products and services. The company has a market capitalization of $468.31 million. It is expected to report a loss of 8 cents per share in the second quarter on revenue of $2.61 billion, compared with a loss of 6 cents per share on revenue of $2.71 billion in the year-ago period. Office Depot is trading around $1.65 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 23.26 percent.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is a diversified energy company. The company has a market capitalization of $20.56 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 65 cents on revenue of $4.04 billion, compared with a profit of 65 cents per share on revenue of $4.10 billion in the year-ago period. FirstEnergy is trading around $49.20 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 10.99 percent.

Fossil, Inc. (Nasdaq: FOSL) is a global designer, marketer and distributer company that specializes in consumer fashion accessories. The company has a market capitalization of $4.13 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 78 cents on revenue of $635.32 million, compared with a profit of 80 cents per share on revenue of $556.66 million in the year-ago period. Fossil is trading around $66.50 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 16.03 percent.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is a hospitality company. The company has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion. It is expected to report a loss of 14 cents per share in the second quarter on revenue of $2.36 billion, compared with a loss of 5 cents per share on revenue of $1.81 billion in the year-ago period. MGM Resorts International is trading around $8.85 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 15.15 percent.

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) operates as a public utility company in northern and central California. The company has a market capitalization of $19.15 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 82 cents on revenue of $3.95 billion, compared with a profit of $1.02 per share on revenue of $3.68 billion in the year-ago period. PG&E is trading around $45.40 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 10.02 percent.

Tuesday AMC:

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The company has a market capitalization of $86.47 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 third-quarter EPS of 93 cents on revenue of $11.30 billion, compared with a profit of 78 cents per share on revenue of $10.68 billion in the year-ago period. Walt Disney is trading around $48.40 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 29.01 percent.

Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) provides a range of pharmacy benefit management services in North America. The company has a market capitalization of $45.92 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 82 cents on revenue of $26.57 billion, compared with a profit of 71 cents per share on revenue of $11.36 billion in the year-ago period. Express Scripts is trading around $55.83 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 24.96 percent.

Priceline.com Inc (Nasdaq: PCLN) is an online travel company that offers its customers hotel room reservations. The company has a market capitalization of $32.02 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of $7.32 on revenue of $1.35 billion, compared with a profit of $5.49 per share on revenue of $1.10 billion in the year-ago period. Priceline.com is trading around $642.31 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 37.48 percent.

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) is the service in cloud computing industry. The company has a market capitalization of $5.76 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 18 cents on revenue of $317.84 million, compared with a profit of 13 cents per share on revenue of $247.23 million in the year-ago period. Rackspace Hosting is trading around $42.58 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 0.88 percent.

Wednesday BMO:

DISH Network Corp. (Nasdaq: DISH) is a pay-television provider, with approximately 13.967 million customers across the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $13.33 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 68 cents on revenue of $3.64 billion, compared with a profit of 75 cents per share on revenue of $3.59 billion in the year-ago period. Dish Network is trading around $29.63 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 4.04 percent.

Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) is a food and beverage company. The company has a market capitalization of $2.20 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 31 cents on revenue of $3.23 billion, compared with a profit of 18 cents per share on revenue of $3.30 billion in the year-ago period. Dean Foods is trading around $11.94 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 6.61 percent.

Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE: RL) is engaged in the design, marketing and distribution of products, including men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. The company has a market capitalization of $12.79 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 first-quarter EPS of $1.78 on revenue of $1.58 billion, compared with a profit of $1.90 per share on revenue of $1.53 billion in the year-ago period. Ralph Lauren is trading around $139.97 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 1.35 percent.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) is a supplier and exporter of metallurgical coal for use in the steel-making process and a supplier of thermal coal to electric utilities and manufacturing industries across the country. The company has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion. It is expected to report a loss of 33 cents per share in the second quarter on revenue of $1.78 billion, compared with a profit of 96 cents per share on revenue of $1.59 billion in the year-ago period. Alpha Natural Resources is trading around $6.59 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 67.69 percent.

Liberty Interactive Corp (Nasdaq: LINTA) is primarily engaged in the video and on-line commerce industries. The company has a market capitalization of $10.37 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 23 cents on revenue of $2.34 billion, compared with a profit of 30 cents per share on revenue of $2.25 billion in the year-ago period. Liberty Interactive is trading around $18.61 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 14.43 percent.

HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE: HFC) is a petroleum refiner. The company has a market capitalization of $7.72 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of $2.25 on revenue of $5.09 billion, compared with a profit of $1.79 per share on revenue of $2.97 billion in the year-ago period. HollyFrontier is trading around $37.34 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 59.49 percent.

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is an energy and utility holding company. The company has a market capitalization of $16.56 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 41 cents on revenue of $2.24 billion, compared with a profit of 45 cents per share on revenue of $2.49 billion in the year-ago period. PPL is trading around $28.57 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 2.96 percent.

Wednesday AMC:

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG) is an integrated wholesale power generation and retail electricity company. The company has a market capitalization of $4.30 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 17 cents on revenue of $2.69 billion, compared with a profit of $2.53 per share on revenue of $2.28 billion in the year-ago period. NRG Energy is trading around $18.92 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 4.3 percent.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) provides a range of communications services. The company has a market capitalization of $25.77 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 62 cents on revenue of $4.57 billion, compared with a profit of 68 cents per share on revenue of $4.67 billion in the year-ago period. CenturyLink is trading around $41.48 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 11.51 percent.

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (Nasdaq: MDRX) provides a variety of integrated clinical software applications for hospitals, physician practices and post-acute organizations. The company has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 18 cents on revenue of $369.98 million, compared with a profit of 22 cents per share on revenue of $363.50 million in the year-ago period. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is trading around $9.08 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 52.03 percent.

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) is an independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company has a market capitalization of $11.32 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 74 cents on revenue of $559.21 million, compared with a profit of 60 cents per share on revenue of $388.78 million in the year-ago period. Continental Resources is trading around $62.50 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 6.27 percent.

News Corp (Nasdaq: NWSA) is a diversified global media company. The company has a market capitalization of $55.82 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 fourth-quarter EPS of 32 cents on revenue of $8.73 billion, compared with a profit of 36 cents per share on revenue of $8.96 billion in the year-ago period. News Corp is trading around $23.06 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 29.2 percent.

Nuance Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) is a provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. The company has a market capitalization of $6.39 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 third-quarter EPS of 40 cents on revenue of $439.48 million, compared with a profit of 35 cents per share on revenue of $345.13 million in the year-ago period. Nuance Communications is trading around $20.85 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 17.21 percent.

Thursday BMO:

Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS) is an American department store chain. The company has a market capitalization of $12.03 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 95 cents on revenue of $4.23 billion, compared with a profit of $1.08 per share on revenue of $4.25 billion in the year-ago period. Kohl's is trading around $50.14 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 1.62 percent.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items primarily operating within the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $4.94 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of $1.40 on revenue of $1.48 billion, compared with a profit of $1.46 per share on revenue of $1.48 billion in the year-ago period. Advance Auto Parts is trading around $67.06 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 3.55 percent.

Genon Energy Inc (NYSE: GEN) is an energy company that provides electricity to wholesale customers in the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion. It is expected to report a loss of 10 cents per share in the second quarter on revenue of $707.42 million, compared with a loss of 13 cents per share on revenue of $812 million in the year-ago period. Genon Energy is trading around $2.29 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 12.26 percent.

Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE: NCT) is a real estate investment and finance company. The company has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 30 cents on revenue of $77.51 million, compared with a profit of 37 cents per share on revenue of $74.14 million in the year-ago period. Newcastle Investment is trading around $7.38 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 58.71 percent.

Windstream Corporation (Nasdaq: WIN) is a provider of voice and data network communications, and managed services, to businesses in the U.S. The company has a market capitalization of $5.84 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 13 cents on revenue of $1.54 billion, compared with a profit of 19 cents per share on revenue of $1.03 billion in the year-ago period. Windstream is trading around $9.93 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 15.47 percent.

Hillshire Brands Co (NYSE: HSH), formerly Sara Lee Corporation, is a meat-centric food solutions company. The company has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 fourth-quarter EPS of 39 cents on revenue of $1.02 billion, compared with a profit of $1 per share on revenue of $2.30 billion in the year-ago period. Hillshire Brands is trading around $24.49 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 17.75 percent

Thursday AMC:

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) is a fashion specialty retailer. The company has a market capitalization of $11.06 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 73 cents on revenue of $3.02 billion, compared with a profit of 80 cents per share on revenue of $2.72 billion in the year-ago period. Nordstrom is trading around $53.18 per share. So far this year, the stock has gained 7 percent.

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is engaged in creating the graphics chips used in personal computers. The company has a market capitalization of $8.31 billion. It is expected to report FY 2012 second-quarter EPS of 14 cents on revenue of $1.01 billion, compared with a profit of 25 cents per share on revenue of $1.02 billion in the year-ago period. NVIDIA is trading around $13.41 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 3.1 percent.

Friday BMO:

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is a chain of American mid-range department stores. The company has a market capitalization of $4.51 billion. It is expected to report a loss of 17 cents per share in the second quarter on revenue of $3.23 billion, compared with a profit of 13 cents per share on revenue of $3.91 billion in the year-ago period. J.C. Penney is trading around $20.53 per share. So far this year, the stock has lost 41.31 percent.