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  • DUBLIN _ Shire PLC on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $457.3 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.25 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.78 billion.

  • ABERDEEN, Britain _ Knot Offshore Partners LP on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $19.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Aberdeen, Britain- based company said it had profit of 72 cents. Knot Offshore shares have dropped roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Noble Midstream Partners LP on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. Noble Midstream Partners shares have increased 29 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ Versum Materials Inc. on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $50.8 million. Versum Materials expects full-year revenue in the range of $990 million to $1.05 billion. Versum Materials shares have climbed 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ USA Compression Partners LP on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. USA Compression shares have increased slightly more than 6 percent since the...

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  • New York's Wall Street.

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  • Canary Wharf, London

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  • Marilyn Tavenner

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