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  • Lockheed profit takes hit in fourth quarter

    Lockheed profit takes hit in fourth quarter
    Pressured by military spending cuts, Lockheed Martin Corp. delivered mixed fourth-quarter results Thursday, beating the consensus Wall Street revenue forecast, but falling short on profit. Lockheed's Orlando operations had mixed results as well. Operating...
  • Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast

    Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast
    Herbalife Ltd. shares were up about 2% on news that the company intended to cancel its dividend and use the money on a major repurchase of its shares. Michael O. Johnson, the company's chief executive and chairman, told analysts in a conference call...
  • Analyst sees stronger McDonald's March sales based on survey

    Analyst sees stronger McDonald's March sales based on survey
    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....
  • Abbott earnings fall in 1Q as sales lag

    Abbott earnings fall in 1Q as sales lag
    Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday its first-quarter profit fell 31.1 percent to $375 million, or 24 cents a share, as certain one-time costs, including expenses associated with repatriating international profits, ate away at its bottom line. The Lake...
  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results

    McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results
    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...
  • ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year

    ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. posted better-than-expected results on Tuesday, and raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing strong sales of components to the auto industry. The Glenview-based diversified manufacturer, which makes everything from vehicle...
  • Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter

    Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter
    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...
  • NBC turnaround, Olympics, Jimmy Fallon help lift Comcast earnings

    The NBC network is beleaguered no more. After nearly a decade in the ratings cellar, NBC is poised to finish the prime-time TV season in May in first place in the coveted advertising demographic of viewers aged 18 to 49.  February's coverage of the...
  • Apple earnings preview: Second quarter may test investors' patience

    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...
  • Boeing boosts profit on strong jet sales

    Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts’ estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That&...