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  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Dorian LPG Ltd. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $1.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Dorian LPG shares have decreased 47 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Dorian LPG, Earnings Report.

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ Praxair Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $399 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Praxair expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.35 to $1.42. Praxair shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 6 percent.

  • BRIDGEPORT, Conn.— A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. A court hearing is set for Thursday in Bridgeport. Madison, North Carolina- based Remington Arms is the...

  • WILLIMANTIC, Conn. _ SI Financial Group Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.7 million. SI Financial shares have decreased nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: SI Financial, Earnings Report.

  • WINDSOR, Conn. _ SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $28.2 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. SS&C Technologies shares have dropped 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Justices issued a 6-1 decision saying O&G Industries of Torrington is immune from the lawsuit under state law because the contractor bore the cost of workers' compensation benefits paid to the two employees, who worked for subcontractors. The Supreme Court rejected arguments by the workers, James Thompson and James McVay, that O&G Industries didn't actually...

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ IMS Health Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $24 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. IMS Health shares have increased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Silgan Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $33.3 million. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $883.5 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Silgan expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.20 to $1.30.

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $16.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $200.6 million.

  • SHELTON, Conn. _ Hubbell Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $81 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.43 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $894.4 million.

  • FARMINGTON, Conn. _ United Technologies Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.37 billion. United Technologies expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.45 to $6.60 per share, with revenue in the range of $57 billion to $58 billion. United Technologies shares have risen nearly 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard&...

  • STAMFORD, Conn.— Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $263 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 73 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in October, Starwood Hotels expects its...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— American fishermen are digging in for a fight over a congressional proposal to send a message to the rest of the world by shutting down the vestiges of the U.S. harvest of shark fins, prized for soup and traditional medicine in Asia. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, and others promises to ban the sale and possession of shark fins to ensure U.S....

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Crane Co. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $68.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.02 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $696.3 million.

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ W.R. Berkley Corp. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $109 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 79 cents per share. W.R. Berkley shares have risen nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. Alex Hobson, a spokeswoman for a Solar Energy industry group in Washington, D.C., declined to comment on the Long Island proposal,...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Maine's unemployment rate rose has crept upward to 3.7 percent in June. The state Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up from 3.5 percent in May. Maine's unemployment rate was lower than the New England rate of 4.4 percent.

  • FAIRFIELD, Conn.— General Electric moved to a profit in its second quarter, bolstered by strong performances from its power, aviation and health care segments. That topped the 46 cents per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected. General Electric Co. has been shedding its financial and capital units over the last few years in an effort...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— The state's Democratic legislative leaders announced Friday they have agreed on a new plan to fund transportation projects by boosting the state's gas tax and cutting other taxes, a proposal immediately criticized by Republican Gov. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced the proposal a day after Christie...

  • STAMFORD, Conn.— Synchrony Financial on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $489 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.26 billion.