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French oil company Total posted a 19 percent drop in fourth-quarter adjusted net profit to 2.47 billion euros ($3.38 billion).
French banking group Societe Generale reported full-year earnings on Wednesday which failed to meet market expectations but came in three times higher than the previous year.
Hasbro reported lower-than-expected quarterly results on weak sales in North America during the holiday season.
LinkedIn posted a better-than-expected 47 percent jump in fourth-quarter revenue but projected 2014 revenue that was below Wall Street targets.
People were curious to see how Mary Barra would handle delivering bad news on her first earnings call as CEO of General Motors.
GM Chief Financial Officer Chuck Stevens tells CNBC that higher tax rates and restructuring costs contributed to profits falling short of expectations.
The CEO of Sanofi admitted the pharmaceutical giant underperformed in emerging markets last year, after reporting a decline in quarterly sales.
AOL is making a change in the way it distributes 401(k) matching contributions to employees because of Obamacare costs, Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong told CNBC.
Sony on Thursday unveiled major restructuring measures to turn its fortunes around, but warned that it expects to post a full-year loss on back of the overhaul.
Twitter reported quarterly results that exceeded Wall Street expectations Wednesday, but shares still slumped sharply in extended-hours trading.
Walt Disney Co handily beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Wednesday, and shares popped in after-hours trading.
Disney has a reputation for beating expectations, and Wall Street is expecting an impressive quarter when earnings are announced after the closing bell.
With Twitter shares up more than 150% since its IPO, the pressure is on for the company to deliver in its first earnings report.
Time Warne reported a better-than-expected 5 percent rise in revenue, helped by growth in its movie studio business and Home Box Office.
Merck reported lower sales, just below Wall Street estimates, hurt by competition from cheaper generic medicines.
GSK said sales rose five percent in the fourth quarter of last year, narrowly beating expectations and indicating that the U.K. pharmaceutical giant's fortunes may be picking up.
Oil giant BP reported a drop in fourth-quarter profit due to lower profits in its refining and production business.
U.K.-based chip designer ARM Holdings reported a large drop in fourth-quarter profits.
Swiss banking group UBS said on Tuesday fourth quarter net profit came in well above analysts' expectations, helped by a tax benefit.
Nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife estimated fourth-quarter profit above analysts' expectations and announced a $1 billion debt offering.
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