Earnings Central


  • Strong ratings could boost Comcast earnings Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    The Comcast Corp. logo is seen as Brian Roberts, chairman and chief executive officer of Comcast Corp., right, speaks during a news conference at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington, D.C.

    The cable giant is on track to benefit from growth of its broadband business, improved ratings for NBC and box-office hits.

  • What investors are looking out for at ExxonMobil Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    Will ExxonMobil's exploration and production drought continue? That's the most pressing question facing the company ahead of second-quarter earnings.

  • Mediocre earnings cast doubt on second-half surge Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    As corporate earnings season passes the halfway point, results have been good enough but not particularly good, signaling that a strong surge in the second half could be elusive.

  • Merck posts profit beat; weak sales bite revenue Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 7:13 AM ET
    A tablets is processed at the Merck KGaA pharmaceutical plant in Darmstadt, Germany.

    Merck reported second-quarter earnings on Tuesday that exceeded analysts' expectations, yet revenues fell on weak drug sales.

  • Sprint's loss widens; Nextel a drag on bottom line Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    Sprint posted a wider quarterly loss due to hefty costs from shutting down its older Nextel network, although revenue grew as its customers spent more on wireless services.

  • Pfizer earnings beat forecasts as it plans split Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    Pfizer reported earnings slightly ahead of forecasts, as the largest U.S. drugmaker lines up a business split that could lead to the spin-off of its generics division.

  • Chrysler earnings jump 16%, give boost to Fiat Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 5:38 AM ET

    Chrysler posted a 16 percent rise in second-quarter earnings and its CEO said he expects stronger numbers in the second half—though results are still expected to miss targets.

  • Could Street turn on Pfizer, Merck after earnings? Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 6:49 PM ET

    Both Pfizer and Merck are expected to report double-digit declines in top- and bottom-line growth when they announce earnings Tuesday.

  • Herbalife tops estimates, raises full-year outlook Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 4:43 PM ET
    Herbalife prodcucts

    Herbalife on Monday delivered its 18th straight earnings beat and raised its full-year guidance, but third-quarter guidance came in weaker.

  • Hertz forecasts strong 2013 as pricing improves Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Mark Frissora, CEO and Chairman of Hertz

    Hertz reported a loss due to costs related to its Dollar Thrifty buyout, but adjusted profit beat expectations and the company forecast strong results for 2013.

  • Newell Rubbermaid raises 2013 profit forecast Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    Consumer products maker Newell Rubbermaid reported a better-than-expected quarter, helped by demand in Latin America and its efforts to boost productivity.

  • Expedia stock gets killed after big earnings miss Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    The online travel agency reported earnings and revenue that missed market expectations on Thursday.

  • Zynga folds on U.S. gambling bet, shares plunge Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Zynga said Thursday it will largely abandon its long-running efforts to build a real-money gaming business in the United States, prompting shares to drop.

  • Get ready: Here come media and oil earnings Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    It's the last heavy week of earnings, with five Dow components and 135 of the S&P 500 companies expected to report next week. From the oil giants to content companies, what to watch.

  • Samsung profit up 50%, but mobile biz shrinks Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:08 PM ET

    The world's biggest smartphone maker, reported a second quarter net profit that jumped 50 percent from a year earlier, but its mobile business shrank, underscoring concerns about flagging growth in the division.

  • Miner Cliffs Natural beats; shares rise Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:48 PM ET
    A shuttle conveyor transports taconite rock from the crusher to the Hibbing Taconite Co. pellet manufacturing plant, operated by Cliff's Natural Resources Inc., in Hibbing, Minnesota, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.

    Miner Cliffs Natural Resources reported a drop in second-quarter earnings as global iron ore prices slid, but the results topped forecasts. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Amazon posts quarterly loss; shares dip Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    Amazon reported earnings that fell short of Wall Street forecasts, as it continued to spend heavily on technology and content. The shares are off slightly in after-hours trading.

  • Starbucks boosts its outlook amid strong sales Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 4:06 PM ET

    Starbucks raised its full-year outlook after delivering strong sales growth across the board for the third quarter. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Housing play: 1 beat, 1 miss—both stocks hammered Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    Homebuilder PulteGroup's second-quarter profit missed analysts' expectation on increased expenses. Meanwhile, rival D.R. Horton reported a better-than-expected profit.

  • Facebook profit shock led to big options bonanza Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 1:59 PM ET

    Anyone looking to knock Facebook off its perch atop the social networking pyramid should have talked to options traders Wednesday.

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