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Facebook reports strong quarterly earnings, beating analysts’ estimates

Facebook reports strong quarterly earnings, beating analysts’ estimates

Boosted by a surge in advertising, Facebook posted strong third-quarter financial earnings that beat analysts’ estimates, the company said Wednesday. The social media giant said revenue was up 12.5% from a year ago to $ 4.5 billion. Earnings per share came … Continue reading at

What to Look for When Hain Celestial Group Inc Reports Earnings

When natural and organic packaged foods company Hain Celestial Group Inc (NASDAQ:HAIN) last reported earnings in August, it wrapped up its fiscal year with another strong run of growth. Sales were up 25% and earnings per share were up 16%, both reaching … Continue reading at

Oklahoma energy companies issue earnings reports

TULSA -- Midstates Petroleum on Tuesday reported a net loss of $ 494 million, or $ 72.34 a share, on reduced production, much lower oil prices and a noncash charge of $ 486 million. The loss is down from a profit of $ 46 million, or $ 6.94 a share, one year ago. Continue reading at

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Phillips 66 reports 3rd-quarter earnings of .6 billion

HOUSTON -- Phillips 66, an energy manufacturing and logistics company, recently announced third-quarter earnings of $ 1,578 million, compared with earnings of $ 1,012 million in the second quarter of 2015. Adjusted earnings were $ 1,647 million, an increase … Continue reading at

Torstar reports lower third-quarter revenue, earnings

Torstar Corp., publisher of the Toronto Star, reported lower revenue and earnings for the third quarter as its investment in digital media company VerticalScope helped partially offset declines in print advertising revenue. Segmented revenue was $ 201.4 … Continue reading at

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United States Steel Shares Down 14.4% After Earnings Miss (X)

United States Steel (NYSE:X)'s share price dropped 14.4% on Wednesday following a dissappointing earnings announcement, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. The company traded as low as $ 11.02 and last traded at $ 11.08, with a volume of 16,167,472 shares traded. Continue reading at

Tech Five: Groupon shares slammed off earnings

Meanwhile, one of tech’s titans reports third quarter earnings after the bell. Let’s look at tech stocks to watch. Groupon. Shares of the daily deals site sunk 27% in pre-market trading after naming Rich Williams its new CEO following a lackluster earnings … Continue reading at

Parent company of We Energies reports surge in earnings

WEC Energy Group Inc. said Wednesday its acquisition of Integrys Energy Group Inc. helped boost its third-quarter earnings, which rose 44% to $ 182.5 million. Earnings per share rose to 58 cents a share from 56 cents last year, when the Milwaukee utility … Continue reading at

Avista reports third quarter earnings of .7 million

Warmer than normal summer temperatures boosted sales of electricity for Avista Corp., as more customers turned on air conditioners and fans to stay cool, the utility reported today. Avista reported third quarter earnings of $ 12.7 million, or 21 cents per … Continue reading at

Facebook finally reports earnings that aren’t amazing

Facebook has been just destroying expectations for its ad business recently. It finally showed some signs of slowing in the third quarter of 2015, but not many. Facebook reported earnings on Wednesday that included less profit than had been expected at $ 0 … Continue reading at

* In Friday’s analysts’ actions, Wall Street firms are focused on retailers The Gap (GPS) and L Brands (LB), along with medical device maker Medtronic (MDT). Cantor Fitzgerald cut its price target to from on the shares, but it kept its HOLD rating. On Thursday, the company reported sales numbers for August. Overall, year-over-year sales dropped 3 percent to .2 billion. Both Gap and Banana Republic global brands ‘continue to disappoint’ while Old Navy’s brand saw an increase in same store sales, analysts said. In another note, the same firm raised L Brands’ price target to from on Friday as the company reported strong August sales numbers. Year-over-year, sales were up 8 percent in August. Same store sales at Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works were impressive, beating analysts’ estimates, the firm said. Cantor Fitzgerald kept its HOLD rating on the shares. Jefferies lowered Medtronic’s price target to from . The firm said risks include integration, pipeline delays and competition. However, the firm did keep its BUY rating on the stock. On Thursday, the company reported strong first quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates on both the top and bottom line. TheStreet’s U-Jin Lee reports from new York.

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