BANGKOK-- Asian stock markets fell Friday after the latest data on U.S. housing dimmed hopes of improvement in an industry that is crucial to recovery in the world's No. 1 economy.
NEW YORK-- A weak showing in home sales and a mixed batch of earnings reports kept the stock market flipping between minor gains and losses on Wall Street.
Sees' 12 EPS $2.91- $2.96/ shr; Prior view was $2.95- $3.05/ shr. Oct 25- Mead Johnson Nutrition Co reported quarterly profit slightly below analysts' expectations and cut its full-year outlook, hurt by a slowdown in China, sending shares about 4 percent lower in premarket trading.
Oct 25- Mead Johnson Nutrition Co reported lower quarterly profit on Thursday and cut its full-year outlook, hurt by a slowdown in China. The maker of Enfamil baby formula said it now expected 2012 earnings of $2.91 to $2.96 per share, down from its prior forecast of $2.95 to $3.05.
Oct 25- Mead Johnson Nutrition Co reported lower quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by a slowdown in China. The maker of Enfamil baby formula reported net income of $140.3 million, or 69 cents per share, in the quarter, down from $144.7 million, or 70 cents per share, a year earlier.
BELLEVILLE, Ill.-- The families of a three babies sickened by a rare bacterial infection, including a 10- day-old Missouri infant who died, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Illinois- based manufacturer of a powdered baby formula that they believe is responsible.
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Mead Johnson clears its infant formula in a baby's death. Insight on the company's testing for bacteria in a batch of products consumed by a baby who died, with Chris Perille, Mead Johsnon Nutrition vice president of corporate communications.
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