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General Mills reported a drop in sales for the fifth straight quarter, hurt mainly by weak demand for its Yoplait yogurt and Progresso soup.
The shipping giant is considered an indicator of economic conditions in the United States.
Ascena Retail Group plummeted after it missed its fourth quarter profit forecasts, which follows a loss in the same period last year.
Homebuilders tumble on weak housing data, slower growth from Lennar
Lennar reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as it sold more homes at higher prices and the company said orders rose 8.1 percent.
Oracle forecast lower-than-expected profit as growth in its cloud-based business fails to make up for weakness in its traditional software offerings.
Barnes & Noble said it now expected full-year comparable sales to fall as Americans stay indoors to follow the U.S. elections coverage.
Lululemon Athletica reported comparable sales growth that fell short of analyst estimates, sending shares down nearly 9 percent.
Shares of VeriFone Systems plunged on Friday after the company gave dismal fourth-quarter guidance.
Campbell Soup posted a slight fall in quarterly sales and called the performance of its fresh and organic foods "disappointing."
Its net loss narrowed to $38.1 million, or 30 cents per share, in the second quarter from $50.2 million, or 42 cents per share, a year earlier.
H&R Block shares dropped 12 percent, as the firm reported weaker-than-expected results for its latest quarter due to fewer customers in the U.S. and negative currency impact.
Shares of apparel retailer Chico's FAS popped more than 12 percent in intraday trade Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings.
Veeva Systems jumped nearly 9 percent Wednesday after the cloud-based software company reported earnings that exceeded analysts expectations.
Palo Alto Networks forecast current-quarter revenue and profit below estimates, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday.
Abercrombie & Fitch, DSW and G-III Apparel shares tanked after the retailers posted fiscal second-quarter earnings and revenue.
Ulta gave third-quarter guidance below analyst expectations, despite reporting earnings and sales growth that topped estimates.
American banks spent the second quarter crying all the way to the, well, bank.
Shares of Workday climbed 7 percent after the enterprise software company reported an increase in subscriber revenue.
Tiffany reported an unexpected rise in profit, driven by lower raw material costs, price hikes and high-margin jewelry sales.
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