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  • HOUSTON _ Oil States International Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $17.7 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 28 cents per share. Oil States International shares have decreased 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Carriage Services Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.1 million. Carriage Services shares have risen roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Carriage Services, Earnings Report.

  • HOUSTON _ Kirby Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $27.5 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $411.2 million.

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The first ever reported export of North Dakota's crude oil to Asia left port last month, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in what is expected to be the first of numerous cargoes once the key Dakota Access pipeline starts moving oil in May. Swiss-based Mercuria Energy Trading S.A. loaded more than 600,000 barrels of...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The first ever reported export of North Dakota's crude oil to Asia left port last month, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in what is expected to be the first of numerous cargoes once the key Dakota Access pipeline starts moving oil in May. Swiss-based Mercuria Energy Trading S.A. loaded more than 600,000 barrels of...

  • HOUSTON _ Service Corp. International on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $174.7 million. Service Corp. expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.29 to $1.43 per share. Service Corp. shares have risen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Comfort Systems USA Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.5 million. The Houston- based company said it had profit of 20 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON _ Oceaneering International Inc. on Wednesday reported a first-quarter loss of $7.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 10 cents per share. Oceaneering International shares have declined almost 7 percent since the beginning of...

  • HOUSTON _ Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $6.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Houston- based company said it had net income of 20 cents. Kraton shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The first ever reported export of North Dakota's crude oil to Asia left port last month, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in what is expected to be the first of numerous cargoes once the key Dakota Access pipeline starts moving oil in May. Swiss-based Mercuria Energy Trading S.A. loaded more than 600,000 barrels of...

  • NEW YORK/ HOUSTON, April 26- The Trump administration's proposal to slash tax rates on so-called pass-through businesses would deliver a windfall to investors in master limited partnerships and could offer a much-needed lift to this niche segment of the energy market. "If the average rate is in the 30 s, reducing it to 15 percent would be tremendously attractive,"...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Mercuria Energy Trading S.A. has shipped the first ever reported export of Bakken crude oil to Asia, according to a shipping document seen by Reuters on Wednesday, the latest shift in global oil flows as the United States seeks to draw down its bloated inventories. The Swiss-based energy trader loaded more than 600,000 barrels of Bakken crude, as...

  • The company's after-tax cash flow increases by $70 million for every $1 per barrel increase in oil prices, he said. Shares of the New York- based company rose 4.4 percent to $50.78 in morning trading. Excluding output from Libya, Hess produced 307,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the first quarter ended March 31, lower than 350,000 boepd a year ago.

  • HOUSTON _ Sharps Compliance Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $668,000 in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.4 million.

  • HOUSTON _ Waste Management Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $298 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 66 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.32 billion.

  • HOUSTON _ Prosperity Bancshares Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $68.6 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 97 cents per share. Prosperity Bancshares shares have declined 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Superior Energy Services Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $91.7 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 61 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $379.8 million.

  • HOUSTON— United Airlines says a flight from Costa Rica to Houston was cut short by an engine-overheating warning. Airline spokeswoman Erin Benson says the two-engine Boeing 737 circled to burn fuel, then returned Monday to the airport in Liberia, Costa Rica. He says it sounds like the United crew did everything right, including throttling back and returning to...

  • DUBAI, April 25- Emirates signaled on Tuesday that its U.S. expansion plans were on hold until demand recovers from a slowdown that the airline has blamed on President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Dubai- based carrier announced last week it would reduce flights to five U.S. cities from May following a "significant deterioration" in demand.

  • HOUSTON _ Allegiance Bancshares Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $6 million. Allegiance Bancshares shares have climbed nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Allegiance Bancshares, Earnings Report.