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  • W W Grainger Posts Downbeat Q1 Earnings, Lowers Forecast

    2015 Apr 16, 8:56am Earnings, GWW, News, profit, Guidance

    W W Grainger Inc (NYSE: GWW) reported weaker-than-expected earnings for the first quarter and lowered its guidance for the year. Grainger now projects earnings of $12.25 to $12.95 per share on sales growth of 1 percent to 4 percent. The company had expected earnings of $12.60 to $13.60 per share on...

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  • Citigroup Q1 Profit Beats Estimates

    2015 Apr 16, 8:43am C, Earnings, News, profit

    Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) reported stronger-than-expected earnings for its first quarter on Thursday. The New York-based bank posted a quarterly profit of $4.77 billion, or $1.51 per share, versus a year-ago profit of $3.94 billion, or $1.23 per share. Excluding one-time items, the company's earnings...

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  • Goldman Sachs Beats Q1 Expectations

    2015 Apr 16, 8:12am Earnings, GS, News, profit

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter. The New York-based bank posted quarterly net earnings of $2.84 billion, or $5.94 per share, versus a year-ago profit of $2.03 billion, or $4.02 per share. Its revenue climbed to $10.62 billion....

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  • Blackstone Tops Q1 Views, Shares Rise

    2015 Apr 16, 7:56am BX, Earnings, News, profit

    Shares of Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) jumped around 3.8 percent in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat results for the first quarter on Thursday. The New York-based company posted quarterly distributable earnings of $1.24 billion, or $1.05 per share, compared to $478.6 million...

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  • Philip Morris Beats Q1 Estimates

    2015 Apr 16, 7:46am Earnings, News, PM, profit, Guidance

    Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the first quarter. The New York-based company posted quarterly net income of $1.795 billion, or $1.16 per share, compared to $1.875 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the year-ago quarter. Its revenue slipped 4....

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  • UnitedHealth Posts Upbeat Q1 Results, Lifts Earnings Outlook

    2015 Apr 16, 7:30am Earnings, News, profit, UNH, Guidance

    Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) surged around 4 percent in pre-market trading after the company reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based company posted a quarterly profit of $1.41 billion, or $1.46 per share, versus a year-ago profit...

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  • KeyCorp Q1 Earnings Meet Expectations

    2015 Apr 16, 7:16am Earnings, KEY, News, profit

    KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) reported in-line earnings for the first quarter. The Cleveland, Ohio-based bank posted quarterly earnings of $233 million, compared to $242 million, in the year-ago period. On a per-share basis, the company's earnings came in flat at $0.26 per share. Its revenue climbed to $1.01...

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  • BlackRock Q1 Earnings Top Views

    2015 Apr 16, 7:01am BLK, Earnings, News, profit

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the first quarter. The New York City-based company posted quarterly net income of $822 million, or $4.84 per share, compared to $756 million, or $4.40 per share, in the year-ago period. On an adjusted basis, the company posted...

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  • Debenhams Posts Increase In Profit

    2015 Apr 16, 6:24am DBHSY, Earnings, News, profit

    Debenhams PLC (ADR) (OTC: DBHSY) reported a 4.3 percent gain in its profit for the 26 weeks to February 28. The company's profit before tax for the half year jumped to 88.9 million pounds ($131.6 million), compared to GBP85.2 million, in the year-ago period. Its revenue rose 1.6 percent to GBP1.3...

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  • Bang & Olufsen Posts Q3 Net Profit

    2015 Apr 16, 6:07am Earnings, News, profit

    Denmark company Bang & Olufsen A/S posted a net profit in the fiscal third quarter and maintained its outlook for the full year. The company posted a quarterly net profit of DKK17.3 million, versus a year-ago loss of DKK31.9 million. Its sales climbed to DKK800 million from DKK674.5 million....

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  • WH Smith Posts Rise In H1 Profit, Lifts Dividend

    2015 Apr 16, 6:01am Earnings, News, profit

    WH Smith PLC reported a rise in its profit for the six months ended February 28 and announced its plans to lift interim dividend payment by 12%. WH Smith posted a pretax profit of 72 million pounds ($106.36 million) for the first half, versus a year-ago profit of GBP69 million. Its revenue...

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  • Sodexo H1 Net Profit Surges

    2015 Apr 16, 5:55am Earnings, News, profit, SDXAY

    French company Sodexo SA (ADR) (OTC: SDXAY) reported a 23 percent gain in its net profit for the six months ending February 28 and confirmed its goals for the full year. Sodexo's profit for the period climbed to 343 million euros ($320 million). Its revenue jumped 7 percent to EUR9.93 billion,...

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  • TSMC Posts Higher Q1 Profit

    2015 Apr 16, 5:51am Earnings, News, profit, TSM

    Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: TSM) reported a 65 percent rise in its net profit for the first quarter. TSMC's quarterly net profit surged to 78.99 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$2.53 billion), versus a year-ago profit of NT$47.87 billion. Analysts were expecting a profit of T$77.8...

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  • Earnings Scheduled For April 16, 2015

    2015 Apr 16, 5:48am ADS, AMD, AXP, BLK, BX, C, CCK, CE

    Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) is estimated to report its Q1 earnings at $1.39 per share on revenue of $19.82 billion. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) is projected to report its Q1 earnings at $4.26 per share on revenue of $9.35 billion. UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) is expected to report its...

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  • 10 Stocks To Watch For April 16, 2015

    2015 Apr 16, 4:51am AXP, C, Consumer Discretionary, Earnings, GS, Leisure Products, MAT, News

    Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are: Wall Street expects Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) to report its Q1 earnings at $1.39 per share on revenue of $19.82 billion. Citigroup shares rose 0.26 percent to $53.35 in after-hours trading. Analysts expect American Express Company (NYSE: AXP...

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