| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
McDonald's Corp. is trying to prove that it has the right recipe for growth after another disappointing quarterly performance.
The world's largest restaurant company reported first-quarter sales and profit on Tuesday that missed Wall Street's...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Despite lower overall revenue, defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. easily topped Wall Street's profit expectations in the first quarter, the company said Tuesday.
The nation's largest defense contractor earned $933 million, or $2.87 a share, in the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Three months ago, when Apple reported its holiday earnings, the company posted record revenues thanks to refreshed lines of iPads and iPhones that had launched in the fall.
But instead of basking in a big win, Apple got pounded by Wall Street because...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Earnings at Stanley Black & Decker increased in the first quarter due to higher sales of consumer and industrial tools, the New Britain company said Thursday.
The higher quarterly revenues in two of the manufacturer's three divisions and plans for some...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Home Depot said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings climbed by more than 12%, but the home-improvement chain still missed expectations, blaming a brutal winter season that ate into spring sales.
For the three months ended May 4, the company reported...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Shares in Whole Foods Market Inc. on Wednesday dropped 20 percent after the company cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector.
Austin, Texas-based Whole...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Mondelez International Inc. is combining its coffee business, which includes brands like Maxwell House and Gevalia, with one from a smaller rival and restructuring its business as growth in the global snacks business slows.
Mondelez and D.E Master...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A Wall Street analyst's survey of McDonald's franchisees suggests that the world' largest restaurant chain may have seen sales rebound at U.S. locations in March, though weak sales in the first quarter overall could lead to some pressure on profits....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The success of the animated musical "Frozen" and Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" helped boost the Walt Disney Co's first fiscal quarter results for 2014, with gaining 9% to $12.3 billion, while profits came in at $1.8 billion, an increase of 27%.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Thanks to declining fuel prices, the nation's airlines reported healthy profits in 2013 and can expect a record number of passengers on international flights this spring.
That was the message Wednesday from Airlines for America, the trade group for...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:33 PM
CVS Caremark Corp.'s shares climbed Tuesday after the drugstore chain raised its profit estimate for the first three months of the year and reassured investors that it could withstand its decision to stop selling tobacco products.
The nation's second-...