Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $16.69. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $30.13. ManpowerGroup fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $82.10.» Read More
*2nd- quarter EPS from cont. ops 78 cents vs est 77 cents. Feb 5- Automatic Data Processing Inc reported better-than-expected second-quarter results due to higher revenue from its payroll-processing business as the U.S. job market recovers.
Feb 4- Research services provider Covance Inc reported a better-than-expected 19 percent jump in quarterly adjusted profit as it gained from higher investments in later stages of drug development by pharma companies.
Feb 4- Research services provider Covance Inc reported a better-than-expected 19 percent jump in quarterly adjusted profit as it gained from higher investments in later stages of drug development by pharma companies. Net income rose to $45.8 million, or 80 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $33.9 million, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.
Jan 30- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, said it expected revenue to be flat to up 2 percent in the current quarter, even after its quarterly profit doubled as hiring picked up in Europe. The company, which gets two-thirds of its revenue from Europe, said it remained "guarded" on revenue growth in the first quarter.
Jan 30- ManpowerGroup Inc, the world's No.3 staffing company, said its fourth-quarter profit nearly doubled, helped by improved hiring in Europe and cost-cutting measures. The company's net income jumped to $101.2 million, or $1.25 per share, in the fourth quarter, from $53.3 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier.
BEIJING, Jan 30- U.S. consultancy ICF International has won a 5- million euro contract to help the European Union advise China, the world's biggest carbon-emitting nation, on designing a national emissions trading scheme.
Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.
Wal-Mart entered India's supermarket sector in 2010 with a $100 million bet on a consultancy with no employees, no profits, and a scant $14,000 in revenue.