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  • ATLANTA _ Columbia Property Trust Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Atlanta, said it had funds from operations of $54.8 million, or 44 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of...

  • MONTREAL/ ATLANTA, April 28- Bombardier scored a major order for its new CSeries passenger jets from Delta Air Lines Inc on Thursday, boosting the Canadian manufacturer's stature in the airline industry even as it faces a long road back to profitability. Quebec- based Bombardier hopes the deal marks a turning point in its attempt to break into the fleets of top...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton singled out rival Bernie Sanders' home state of Vermont, which has few gun restrictions, for supplying a disproportionate share of firearms used in crimes in New York. Jerry Brown, after the San Bernardino attack, charged that lax gun laws in Arizona and Nevada have created a weapons pipeline into California.

  • Southwest Airlines generally keeps to its schedule but American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines make many changes during that time. Let's say a family is flying from Orlando home to Boston. But that flight is $60 more per person than the 9 a.m. flight.

  • MONTREAL/ ATLANTA, April 28- Bombardier Inc won a multibillion dollar order for its new CSeries passenger jets from Delta Air Lines on Thursday, potentially boosting the Canadian manufacturer's stature in global markets as it struggles to return to profitability. Quebec- based Bombardier hopes the deal marks a turning point as it strives to break into the...

  • April 28- JetBlue Airways Corp said Thursday that it will start six round-trip flights per weekday between New York's space-constrained LaGuardia airport and Boston, in a bid to capture business travelers on the heavily trafficked route.

  • ATLANTA _ State Bank Financial Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $10.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 29 cents per share. State Bank Financial shares have dropped roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ PRGX Global Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $552,000 in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had a loss of 2 cents. Keywords: PRGX Global, Earnings Report.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit that rose on the back of higher U.S. ecommerce package volumes and cost cutting, and reiterated its full-year 2016 outlook for earnings per share. The company reiterated its full-year earnings outlook, saying it expected to...

  • DALLAS— United Parcel Service Inc. said Thursday that first-quarter profit rose 10 percent to $1.13 billion, helped by an increase in both ground shipments and next-day air deliveries in the United States. Executives disclosed that UPS could be required to take a charge of up to $3.8 billion if the government lets a Teamsters pension fund cut benefits to UPS...

  • CHICAGO, April 28- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher quarterly net profit, citing a rise in ecommerce packages in its crucial U.S. domestic business and improved margins on the back of cost cutting. The Atlanta- based company posted first-quarter net income of $1.13 billion or $1.27 per share, up 10 percent from...

  • ATLANTA _ Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $66 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 40 cents per share. Coca-Cola Enterprises shares have climbed 5.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 2.5...

  • ATLANTA _ Invesco PLC on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $161 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 54 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.19 billion.

  • For the three months ended March 31, Beazer Homes USA Inc. lost $1.2 million, or 4 cents per share. That compares with a loss of $2 million, or 8 cents per share, a year ago. The Atlanta- based homebuilder said Thursday that revenue increased to $385.6 million from $299.4 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Carter's Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $54 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 99 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $713.9 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Interface Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $12.9 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $218 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Equifax Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $102.1 million. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $689.2 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Equifax said it expects revenue in the range of $795 million to $805 million.

  • LOS ANGELES— Authorities say a Delta Airlines jetliner had a flat tire after landing safely at Los Angeles International Airport following a flight from Atlanta. Airport police officer Rob Pedregon says the pilot of Flight 2355 reported a possible wheel problem before landing around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian...

  • A year earlier the Atlanta- based company earned $508 million, or 56 cents per share. That beat the 53 cents per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research were calling for. Southern Co. said that revenue fell to $3.97 billion from $4.18 billion, mostly due to lower fuel costs.

  • ATLANTA _ Rollins Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $31.9 million. The Atlanta- based company said it had net income of 15 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.