Earnings

Lego’s business returns to growth after tough year

COPENHAGEN, Denmark/ FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) For Lego, the pieces are coming back together. The Danish toy maker said Wednesday its revenue rose 4 percent last year to 36.4 billion kroner ($5.5 billion) after a tough 2017. Net profit increased 3.5 percent to 8.1 billion kroner ($1.2 billion). Growth was in the “strong double-digits” in … Continue reading Lego’s business returns to growth after tough year

Lowe’s swings to 4Q loss on charges, anemic housing market

MOORESVILLE, N.C.  / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Lowe’s swung to a loss in its fourth quarter, weighed down by sizeable one-time charges and a lethargic housing market. The home improvement company lost $824 million, or $1.03 per share, for the period ended Feb. 1. That includes $1.6 billion in charges, most from a $952 million … Continue reading Lowe’s swings to 4Q loss on charges, anemic housing market

Oprah-backed Weight Watchers tumbles on profit warning

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey stands to see the value of her investment in Weight Watchers shrink after the company said it hasn’t signed up as many subscribers as it hoped this winter and expects its profits to suffer. Weight Watchers International’s stock tumbled more than 30 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. If that … Continue reading Oprah-backed Weight Watchers tumbles on profit warning

Bad weather, real estate market chill Home Depot’s sales

ATLANTA / FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) Strains in the nation’s housing sector, coupled with nasty weather across the U.S., took their toll on Home Depot’s sales in the last few months of 2018. And more disconcerting news about the state of the U.S. housing market could make for a challenging 2019 for the home-improvement giant. … Continue reading Bad weather, real estate market chill Home Depot’s sales

US stocks mixed ahead of more China-US trade talks

Stocks wavered between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Tuesday as U.S. markets reopened following the Presidents Day holiday and as investors sized up the latest company earnings reports. Losses in financial, industrial and energy stocks outweighed gains in consumer goods and communications companies. Investors are keeping a close eye on … Continue reading US stocks mixed ahead of more China-US trade talks

Business News: IHS Markit Reports Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

LONDON – Jan. 15, 2019 – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today reported results for the fourth quarter ended November 30, 2018. Revenue of $1.068 billion, including total organic revenue growth of 5 percent Net income of $81 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.20 … Continue reading Business News: IHS Markit Reports Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

Business News: H&R Block Announces Date Change for the Release of its Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

KANSAS CITY, MO – H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that the company has changed the reporting date of its fiscal 2019 second quarter results from Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018 in observance of a day of mourning to honor late President George H.W. Bush and the related closure of … Continue reading Business News: H&R Block Announces Date Change for the Release of its Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

Business News: Walmart Guidance for Q3 Summary

BENTONVILLE, AR – Walmart Inc. raises its expectations for Walmart U.S. comp sales, excluding fuel, for the 52-week period ending Jan. 25, 2019.  Additionally, the company updates fiscal year 2019 GAAP EPS guidance and raises its fiscal year 2019 Adjusted EPS1 guidance due to the company’s performance year-to-date and outlook on the remainder of the … Continue reading Business News: Walmart Guidance for Q3 Summary

NEW YORK | Disney results jump on strong movie slate

NEW YORK — Walt Disney Co.’s earnings for the latest quarter sailed passed expectations, boosted by a strong slate of movies such as “Incredibles 2” as the company moves toward closing its $71.3 billion deal to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Disney and other media companies are facing a shifting landscape as more TV … Continue reading NEW YORK | Disney results jump on strong movie slate

Business News: Cboe Global Markets Reports Results for Third Quarter 2018

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Third Quarter 2018 Highlights* • Diluted EPS of $0.76, up 43 Percent • Adjusted Diluted EPS of $1.06¹, up 19 Percent • Net Revenue of $270.5 Million Compared to $269.7 Million in Third Quarter 2017 • $84 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders CHICAGO, IL – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: … Continue reading Business News: Cboe Global Markets Reports Results for Third Quarter 2018

Business News: DowDuPont Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

MIDLAND, MI & WILMINGTON, DE – DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) release quarterly earnings stating: GAAP EPS from Continuing Operations of $0.21; Adj. EPS Increases 35% to $0.74 GAAP Net Income from Continuing Operations of $535MM; Op. EBITDA Up 19% to $3.8B Net Sales Up 10% to $20.1B; Volume and Local Price Gains in All Divisions and … Continue reading Business News: DowDuPont Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | Google corporate parent’s 3Q disappoints jittery investors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google’s corporate parent boosted its earnings by 37 percent during the third quarter, but it still wasn’t enough to reassure investors worried about tougher regulations that could make it harder to collect the personal information that fuels the company’s advertising network. Alphabet Inc. released results for Google and its other subsidiaries Thursday … Continue reading MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | Google corporate parent’s 3Q disappoints jittery investors

Business News: Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Returns $84 million to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends Generates highest level of Revenue, Net Income and EBITDA since emergence Records a 60-percent increase in operating margins in its PRB segment ST. LOUIS, MO – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) today reported net income of $123.2 million, or $6.10 per diluted share, in the … Continue reading Business News: Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

BEIJING | Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

BEIJING— Global stock markets were mostly higher Monday as investors focused on strong company earnings and economic data even as the U.S.-China trade dispute heated up. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX rose 0.7 percent to 12,698 while London’s FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent to 7,666. France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,497. On Wall Street, … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

Purple To Announce Earnings

ALPINE, UT – Purple Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPL) (“Purple”), a comfort technology company known for creating the “World’s First No Pressure™ Mattress,” will report first quarter 2018 financial results on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, immediately following the closing of regular stock market trading hours.  The Company will hold a conference call that day at 4:30 … Continue reading Purple To Announce Earnings

Earnings drive gains for US stocks in midday trading

January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-Stocks moved higher in midday trading Wednesday after several big U.S. companies reported strong quarterly results. Technology companies accounted for much of the market’s gain, outweighing losses in health care and other sectors. Oil prices headed lower. The market was coming off a two-day losing streak and its biggest drop since August. Bond … Continue reading Earnings drive gains for US stocks in midday trading

Hyundai Motor earnings miss forecasts on weak China sales

SEOUL, South Korea/January 25, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Hyundai Motor said Thursday its fourth-quarter earnings rose a lower-than-expected 3 percent, hurt by weaker overseas sales, while its operating income slumped to its lowest level since 2010. South Korea’s largest automaker said its October-December net profit was 1.03 trillion won ($970 million) on sales of 24.5 trillion won ($23 … Continue reading Hyundai Motor earnings miss forecasts on weak China sales

UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —UnitedHealth Group’s earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation’s largest insurer hiked its forecast for the new year due in part to a gain from the federal tax overhaul. UnitedHealth now expects adjusted earnings of $12.30 to $12.60 per share in 2018, up from its initial forecast … Continue reading UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

Macy’s beats 3Q profit forecasts

Great news on the retail front as Macy’s 3Q exceeds profit forecasts CINCINNATI, OH/November 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Macy’s Inc. (NYSE Ticker: M) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $36 million. The Cincinnati-based company said it had net income of 12 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 23 … Continue reading Macy’s beats 3Q profit forecasts

Build-A-Bear Workshop announces third quarter results

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results Release Date, Webcast and Conference Call ST. LOUIS, MO/October 14, 2017 (STL.News) – Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) announced recently that the Company will report results for its third quarter fiscal year 2017 ended September 30, 2017, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, prior to the opening of … Continue reading Build-A-Bear Workshop announces third quarter results

Global shares fall as Apple’s glossy earnings effect fades

TOKYO/August 3, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Keywords: Global shares, Apple’s, earnings) — Global markets mostly fell Thursday as the rally from news of Apple’s strong earnings that spurred record highs for the Dow Jones industrial average faded. Myriad worries over China’s rising debt, weaker commodity prices and possible rising tensions between Beijing and Washington overshadowed Asian markets. KEEPING … Continue reading Global shares fall as Apple’s glossy earnings effect fades

Kansas City Southern Reports Record Second Quarter 2017

Kansas City Southern Reports Record Second Quarter 2017 Revenues and Earnings per Share, and All-Time Record Quarterly Operating Income Second Quarter 2017 Results Record second quarter revenues of $656 million, an increase of 15% from second quarter 2016 on a 6% increase in carloads All-time record quarterly operating income of $239 million, an increase of … Continue reading Kansas City Southern Reports Record Second Quarter 2017

US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

US stocks as earnings and central banks dominate the markets and the news NEW YORK/July 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)(Keywords: US stocks, earnings, central banks dominate) — U.S. stock indexes essentially hit the snooze bar Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central Bank didn’t announce any changes to its stimulus policies. Europe’s central bank maintained its … Continue reading US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

KCS Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Time

KCS Earnings Release and Conference Call KANSAS CITY, MO/July 10, 2017 (STL News) – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) will release its financial results for second quarter 2017 on Friday, July 21, 2017, before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. KCS will also hold its second quarter 2017 earnings conference call … Continue reading KCS Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Time

Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Webcast Aug. 4, 2017

Ameren Corporation – Second Quarter 2017 Earnings ST. LOUIS, MO/July 10, 2017 (STL News) – Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE: AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss second quarter 2017 earnings, earnings guidance and other matters related to the company in … Continue reading Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Webcast Aug. 4, 2017

DST Systems, Inc. Announces Notification Of Earnings Release Date

KANSAS CITY, MO/July 3, 2017 (STL.News) – DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 5:30 A.M. Central Time. The Company will host a conference call the same day at 7:30 A.M. Central Time. The dial-in number for domestic … Continue reading DST Systems, Inc. Announces Notification Of Earnings Release Date

Reminder: Centene Corporation’s 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, MO/June 29, 2017 (STL.News) – Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today issued a reminder that it will release its 2017 second quarter financial results at approximately 6 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, and host a conference call afterwards at approximately 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) to review the results. Michael F. Neidorff, … Continue reading Reminder: Centene Corporation’s 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

Exxon’s 1Q profit more than doubles on higher oil prices

IRVING, TX/April 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Exxon more than doubled its profit in the first quarter as rising crude prices magnified the cost cuts made by the company as energy prices tumbled. The Irving, Texas, company earned $4.01 billion, or 95 cents per share, for the three month period, up from $1.81 billion, or 43 … Continue reading Exxon’s 1Q profit more than doubles on higher oil prices