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  • July 28- A Massachusetts judge on Thursday rejected Sumner Redstone's bid to quickly end a case that will likely determine the future of the media mogul's holdings, marking a victory for Viacom Inc Chief Executive Philippe Dauman. Dauman and Abrams filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts, where the trust was established, contesting their removal from the trust and...

  • July 28- A Massachusetts judge on Thursday rejected Sumner Redstone's bid to quickly end a case that will likely determine the future of the media mogul's $40 billion holdings, marking a victory for Viacom Inc Chief Executive Philippe Dauman. The issue is whether the 93- year-old Redstone knew what he was doing when he removed Dauman and Viacom board member...

  • July 28- A Massachusetts judge on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss a case that will likely determine the future of Sumner Redstone's $40 billion media, marking a victory for Viacom Inc Chief Executive Philippe Dauman.

  • MASSACHUSETTS JUDGE DENIES MOTION TO DISMISS LAWSUIT OVER REMOVAL OF VIACOM CEO PHILIPPE DAUMAN AND BOARD MEMBER GEORGE ABRAMS FROM TRUST-FILING.

  • HOLLISTON, Mass. _ Harvard Bioscience Inc. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $713,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Harvard Bioscience expects full-year earnings in the range of 16 cents to 18 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $108 million to $110 million. Keywords: Harvard Bioscience, Earnings Report.

  • BARNSTABLE, Mass.— The man who founded the Christmas Tree Shops discount retail chain with a single store on Cape Cod has died. Over the years they opened more stores on Cape Cod and Massachusetts. There are now about 70 Christmas Tree Shops locations in 21 states.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $516.6 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.5 billion.

  • FRAMINGHAM, Mass. _ HeartWare International Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $10.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 78 cents per share. HeartWare shares have risen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOSTON _ CRA International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $5.2 million. The Boston- based company said it had net income of 59 cents per share. Keywords: CRA International, Earnings Report.

  • LEXINGTON, Mass. _ Agenus Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $28.3 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 34 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.1 million.

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $109.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 10 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks...

  • DANVERS, Mass. _ Abiomed Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $12.9 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $96.4 million.

  • The Waltham, Massachusetts- based company's shares rose 2.4 percent to $138.60 in premarket trading on Thursday. O'Brien said Raytheon got nearly a third of its sales from clients outside the United States. Of this, about half came from the Middle East and Africa regions.

  • OXFORD, Mass. _ IPG Photonics Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $67.1 million. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $244.2 million. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $262.6 million.

  • BOSTON _ American Tower Corp. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The Boston- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $591.9 million, or $1.38 per share, in the period. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.39 per share.

  • WESTFORD, Mass. _ NetScout Systems Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. NetScout expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.87 to $2.12 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.2 billion to $1.25 billion. NetScout shares have decreased 17 percent since the beginning of...

  • NEWTON, Mass. _ Government Properties Income Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The real estate investment trust, based in Newton, Massachusetts, said it had funds from operations of $43.4 million, or 61 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of four...

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ Raytheon Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $709 million. Raytheon expects full-year earnings to be $7.13 to $7.33 per share, with revenue in the range of $24 billion to $24.5 billion. Raytheon shares have risen almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 6 percent.

  • ANDOVER, Mass. _ MKS Instruments Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $9.2 million. For the current quarter ending in October, MKS Instruments expects its per-share earnings to range from 64 cents to 86 cents. MKS Instruments shares have risen 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BEVERLY, Mass. _ Atlantic Tele-Network Inc. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $3.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Atlantic Tele-Network shares have increased slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Atlantic Tele-Network, Earnings Report.