"It looks like it's an operating beat, but they got there probably like no one thought they would," Raymond James analyst Anthony Polini told CNBC.» Read More
Facebook posted revenue that surpassed Wall Street forecasts, but earnings were a penny light.
Visa reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
Comcast reported earnings that topped Wall Street analysts' estimates by a penny a share on Wednesday, driven by gains in its cable and theme park businesses.
Time Warner says earnings grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.
Payments processor MasterCard reported profit that beat Wall Street's expectations, but its chief executive maintained a cautious outlook for the full year and said the second quarter quarter looks "dodgy" in the U.S.
Merck posted lower-than-expected first-quarter sales, as generic competition hurt demand for its Singulair asthma drug and the stronger dollar hit overseas sales of its medicines.
U.S. and European companies are re-focusing on growth, said U.K. bank HSBC, whose analysts forecast the awakening will be positive for stock markets.
Pfizer reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing the stronger dollar and the spin-off of its animal health unit Zoetis.
Herbalife earnings beat expectations for a 17th straight quarter but its second-quarter outlook fell short.
Analyst expect a expect a 27 percent decline in quarterly revenue for DreamWorks, while IAC's quarterly revenue is to expected to increase by 18 percent.
Chrysler saw earnings growth slow last quarter. The lower profit was expected as Chrysler shipped fewer vehicles, handled higher costs due to the launch of new models, and saw its mix of sales shift more toward less profitable cars.
Chevron on Friday reported first quarter profit that beat Wall Street's expectations, yet revenue was lower as refinery output suffered.
Online-travel agency Expedia beta on earnings but warned of a lower full-year profit from its discount travel website Hotwire due to higher car-rental rates and competition.
Starbucks hit its earnings target amid a strong increase in US same-store sales. Its outlook disappointed, however, sending shares lower after-hours.
Amazon's numbers were helped by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business. Shares wavered after-hours.
Amazon is reportedly working on an Internet video device, with Ken Sena, analyst at Evercore Partners.
William Oesterle, CEO & co-founder of Angie's List, weighs in on the company's Q1 loss.
Faisel Khan, senior analyst at Citi, offers insight on big oil names.
United Parcel Service reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' forecasts on Thursday, but revenue came in lighter than expected.
Exxon Mobil reported quarterly earnings and revenue that was lifted by chemical product sales that allowed the company to counterbalance a decline in oil — its traditional strength.
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