Earnings Announcements

  • Fredric Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the state of the retail investor. We are seeing a broader base of investors right now, says Tomczyk. Forty percent of our trade volume is options and futures right now, reveals Tomczyk.

  • TORONTO, Feb 25- Bank of Montreal said on Tuesday its quarterly profit rose 2 percent, topping estimates, as strength in its Canadian branch-banking business and lower loan loss provisions more than made up for a weak performance at its U.S. operation.

  • Tenet CEO: ACA shows some 'encouraging signs'     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    The Affordable Care Act got off to a very slow start but we are optimistic it will be a benefit for us, says Trevor Fetter, president & CEO of Tenet Healthcare, discussing his company's quarterly results and his expectations on Obamacare.

  • Early movers: JPM, HD, DPZ, FB, THC, MCD, T & more Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Miners hit by concerns over China. *CAC, FTSE retreat from multi-year highs. Fresenius Medical Care fell 7.1 percent after it unexpectedly forecast another decline in profit for 2014 amid cuts to healthcare budgets in the United States.

  • Bank of Montreal profit rises on retail banking Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Net profit for the first quarter ended Jan. 31 was C $1.06 billion, or C $1.58 a share, up from C $1.04 billion, or C $1.51 a share, a year earlier.

  • BASF's Q4 earnings beat estimates     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    Hans Engel, BASF Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses the chemical company's fourth quarter results, and weighs in on currency volatility and the impact of the EU probe of subsidies. We produce our own power, says Engel.

  • Office Depot posts fourth-quarter loss Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Feb 25- Office supply retailer Office Depot Inc reported a net loss for the fourth quarter due to charges associated with its acquisition of rival OfficeMax Inc.. The company, which appointed turnaround expert Roland Smith as chief executive in November, reported a net loss of $144 million, or 34 cents per share, for the quarter ended Dec. 28.

  • T-Mobile loss widens as promotional spending rises Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    Feb 25- T-Mobile US Inc, the No.4 U.S. mobile services company, reported a bigger quarterly net loss, hurt by higher spending on promotions. The company's net loss widened to $20 million, or 3 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31 from $8 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.

  • Home Depot reports Q4 earnings beat     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity analyst, breaks down the numbers on the home improvement retailer's quarterly results. This winter's harsh weather could turn into a positive for the company, says Nagel.

  • Toll Brothers reports surge in profit Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:15 AM ET

    Feb 25- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest luxury U.S. homebuilder, reported a more than 10- fold jump in quarterly profit as the U.S. housing market recovers. Revenue soared 52 percent to $643.7 million in the first quarter ended Jan. 31. Net income rose to $45.6 million, or 25 cents per share from $4.4 million, or 3 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 25- Fresenius Medical Care, which makes kidney dialysis machines, forecast a surprise fall in net profit for this year, in part due to healthcare spending cuts in the United States.

  • We will not ease on restructuring: BASF chair     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Kurt Bock, chairman of BASF, says the company's restructuring and cost-cutting strategy is "necessary".

  • UPDATE 1-FMC forecasts 2014 profit decline Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:55 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Feb 25- Fresenius Medical Care forecast its net profit would shrink further this year after posting its first decline in 12 years for 2013 amid cuts to healthcare budgets in the United States, its most important market.

  • Is it still a growth story for HSBC?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, analyzes HSBC's disappointing earnings results.

  • HSBC's results don't look that bad: Fitch     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    Despite a fall in group revenue, Sabine Bauer, Senior Director, Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings, says HSBC's earnings remains diversified and is well-equipped to deal with unexpected risks.

  • Feb 24- Sina Corp's revenue soared 43 percent in the fourth quarter, as its Weibo messaging service more than doubled advertising sales despite strong competition from Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat. Still, shares of the Chinese company dipped 1.4 percent after Sina's overall results barely beat Wall Street's expectations.

  • Feb 24- XPO Logistics Inc's quarterly revenue more than doubled as it placed more freight with other carriers and shipped a higher number of quick delivery packages. Revenue from XPO's expedited transportation, or quick delivery, division rose 19.4 percent to $26.4 million in the quarter ended Dec. 31.

  • Early movers: VZ, NFLX, FB, BBRY, AAPL, DRI & more Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Ian Gordon, head of banks research at Investec Securities, says it is no surprise that the Royal Bank of Scotland is looking to cut thousands of jobs as the profitability of the company has fallen.