Wave of profit and sales warnings puts spotlight on new risks companies face

Investors expecting the earnings picture to improve significantly in the year’s second half may want to keep an eye on a wave of sales and profit warnings from some large- and small-cap companies this week.

Ford Motor Co. F, -2.75% Barnes & Noble Inc. BKS, -2.87% Tractor Supply Co. TSCO, -1.38% Supervalu SVU, -4.44% Sprout’s Farmers Market Inc. SFM, +0.93% Pier 1 Imports Inc. PIR, -5.88% General Mills Inc. GIS, -3.59% HD Supply Holdings Inc. HDS, -3.93% EnQuest PLC ENQ, +2.68% Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc.

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