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
"What we really saw was the lack of urgency we sometimes see in the sales force, as Q3 deals fall into Q4," the CFO said on the earnings call.
Nike, which reports after the bell on Thursday, not only provides insight into the American economy, but also gives a great snapshot of business in China. Here are three things to look for.
A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.
The CEO of Williams-Sonoma discusses what drove the company's better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings, and provides insight on her plans to attract customers and grow the business.
The package delivery company said earnings fell shy of analysts' estimates hurt by a weak international air freight market.
General Mills reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday, but lifted its full-year forecast only slightly, citing higher costs.
Scott Schneeberger, senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., gives his estimates ahead of FedEx Q3 results and says the company should see improved profitability in the coming few years due to its realignment programme.
After transport Federal Express reported disappointing quarterly numbers, Jim Cramer shares his thoughts and how he'd trade it.
Adobe earnings fell sharply from a year earlier but beat forecasts as revenue held above $1 billion. Shares rose after-hours.
Carnival on Friday reported a quarterly profit but posted a drop in the revenue each cabin generates and lowered its revenue forecast for the year, citing weakness in Europe and pricing promotions.
Retailer Costco Wholesale posted a 39 percent increase in quarterly profit, beating expectations, on increasing sales, membership fees and a tax benefit related to a special cash dividend.
As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
Pandora said CEO Joe Kennedy is stepping down. This came after the radio service posted a smaller-than-expected loss.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
SolarCity reported a larger fourth quarter loss than analysts had forecast. Shares skidded after-hours.
PetSmart reported quarterly earnings that beat market expectation but revenue fell short. Shares fell sharply after-hours.
Staples, the largest U.S. office supply chain, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast weak full-year earnings as corporate customers and other shoppers in Europe and North America reduced discretionary spending.
Europe's biggest bank HSBC posted a pre-tax profit of $20.65 billion for 2012, much lower than the $22.7 billion forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll.
Consumer electronics giant Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that exceeded Wall Street's expectations.
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