Earnings

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Apple Earnings Dominated by Major Stock Split and Dividend Hike

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is out with its second quarter earnings for 2014. The pressure has been on and off for Tim Cook to do something more aggressive, and this ...
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Qualcomm Revenues Stall

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported second fiscal quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The chipmaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.31 and revenues of $6.37 ...
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Facebook CFO Punches Out, As Earnings Blow Out Estimates

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has reported its first quarter earnings for 2014. The social media behemoth posted adjusted earnings of $0.34 per share and revenues of $2.502 billion. We had ...
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Reason to Worry Ahead of Caterpillar Earnings

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) earnings are coming out on Thursday, and the expectations have to be far better than they were in quarters past. There are just a few problems ...
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Verizon Earnings Excitement Muted by AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) did manage to show growth in its first-quarter 2014 earnings, but investors should not at all be surprised about the "sell the news" reaction that has ...
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Why Facebook Has to Blow Away Its Earnings Numbers

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report earnings for its first quarter after the close of trading on Wednesday. The long and short of the matter is that Mark ...
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Xerox Turnaround Continues to Collapse

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) disclosed two important sets of information recently. The first is that long-time CEO Ursula Burns received another huge compensation package -- in this case for 2013. The ...
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Apple Earnings Preview: iPhone 6 Launch vs. Dividend and Buyback

Wednesday afternoon likely will be make or break for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) after it reports its second-quarter earnings. The consumer electronics giant has seen its former days of the ...
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Cost Cuts Drive P&G’s Earnings Story

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) managed to turn in a profit gain of less than 2%, due to lower expenses -- a theme that is very common yet again ...
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Boeing Earnings Look Good, but Don’t Be Fooled

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.76 on revenues of $20.47 billion. ...
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Dow Chemical Offers Earnings Beat Despite Weather Issues

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The diversified chemicals company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.79 on revenues of $14.46 billion. ...
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Yum Fortunes Ride With China

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported first quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Monday. The fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.87 and revenues ...
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An Earnings Tale of Two Biotechs: Gilead vs. Amgen

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) have both reported earnings. This is a definite difference in how the reports look, and it could throw a wild ...
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A Sell the News View for AT&T Earnings

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) managed to show something new in its earnings: growth. The telecom giant was a dog for quite some time, but value investors had been snapping up ...
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Biotech Earnings Previews: Amgen, Biogen Idec, Gilead, Celgene

Biotech stocks took it on the chin during the sell-off. In fact, biotech stocks may have even led the sell-off of momentum stocks in a reality check. The problem is ...
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