FedEx reported a 24 percent rise in profit as the delivery company benefited from higher volumes in both its express and ground businesses.» Read More
Nike says its net income jumped 40 percent, helped by higher average selling prices and an increase in revenue around the world.
Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.
FedEx on Wednesday reported quarterly results that missed Wall Street estimates as revenue declined at its biggest unit, Express Delivery.
Lululemon said it expects flat same-store sales in the crucial fourth quarter, sending its shares sharply lower.
Costco Wholesale reported a first-quarter profit and sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a rise in operating expenses.
Tiffany reported a higher profit, helped by stronger-than-expected sales as business soared in China. It also raised its full-year forecast.
Target reported comparable sales rose a smaller than expected 0.9 percent in the third quarter and it lowered its full-year profit forecast.
J.C. Penney is reporting a wider third-quarter loss, but the results showed its business is starting to stabilize.
No. 2 home improvement chain Lowe's reported a rise in quarterly profit and raised its outlook for the current fiscal year on Wednesday.
Big companies won big and small companies lost during the recently ended earnings season.
Home Depot reported a rise in profit and sales as the world's largest home improvement chain continued to benefit from a U.S. housing market recovery.
Best Buy warned of an increasingly promotional holiday environment and promised to be competitive on price, raising concerns about margins.
Kohl's shares fell sharply Thursday after the retailer posted earnings and revenue that fell short of market expectations.
Wal-Mart Stores reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations by a penny a share on Thursday.
Cisco Systems delivered quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but revenue missed.
Macy's reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Wednesday that beat expectations by a mile.
Disney reported higher profit for the quarter, lifted by more visitors to U.S. theme parks and higher sales of toys and other consumer products.
Priceline reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
Groupon delivered quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, but revenue came up short.
Time Warner reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations, yet revenue checked in light.
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