Coca-Cola said overall volume rose 1 percent, which was below its expectations, and cited slow economies in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Quarterly net income dipped to $2.68 billion, or 59 cents per share, from $2.79 billion, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.
*Goldman Sachs profit doubles, shares rise. NEW YORK, July 16- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday despite a strong earnings report from Goldman Sachs as the market took a breather after the S&P 500 ended higher for eight straight sessions.
July 16- Johnson& Johnson reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products.
*2nd- qtr EPS $3.70/ shr vs $1.78 year earlier. July 16- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's quarterly profit doubled, beating Wall Street estimates by a wide margin, as the bank made more from investing its own money and from underwriting.
July 16- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co on Tuesday reported a lower quarterly profit as phosphate and potash prices slipped. Delayed spring planting in the United States due to cool weather compressed the usual fertilizer application season for producers like Mosaic, Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, CF Industries Holdings Inc and Agrium Inc..
Johnson & Johnson reported higher-than-expected earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products.
Goldman Sachs Group quarterly profit doubled as the bank made more money trading bonds before an interest-rate spike hit markets in June.
Goldman Sach's reported second quarter earnings of $3.70 per share versus $2.82 estimates on revenues of $8.61 billion. Marty Mosby, Guggenheim Partners analyst, provides instant reaction to the big bank's quarterly numbers and what it indicates about the banking sector.
Ronald Josey, JMP Securities, provides a preview of the tech giant's quarterly results and perspective on Marissa Mayer's accomplishments one year after she took the helm as CEO.
July 16- Johnson& Johnson reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products. The diversified healthcare company said on Tuesday that it earned $3.8 billion, or $1.33 per share.
July 16- Coca-Cola Co said its quarterly profit fell due to ongoing economic malaise and unusually poor weather, sending its shares down. Net income dipped to $2.68 billion, or 59 cents per share, in the second quarter, from $2.79 billion, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier, it said on Tuesday.
Goldman's net income rose to $1.86 billion, or $3.70 per share, from $927 million, or $1.78 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
Marty Mosby, banking analyst at Guggenheim Partners, explains that Goldman Sachs beating or missing expectations depends on whether it has managed to avoid losses in fixed income on the back of rising yields.
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, argues that guidance for the rest of the year is more important than actual results this quarter.
Tom Johnstone, CEO of SKF, comments on quarterly earnings, how demand is picking up in aerospace, energy and trucks and discusses their cost control program.
Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS, comments on Rio Tinto's quarterly results and how the slowdown in China will affect iron ore pricing.
Nick Nelson, strategist at UBS, explains that he is bullish on equities despite thinking the earnings season "won't be great".
Colin Hamilton, global head of commodities research at Macquarie Group, discusses the mining sector and expects the large companies at the bottom of the cost curve to see some strong profits.
Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at Rockwell Global Capital says the general trend for earnings will be positive.