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  • Demandware beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 6:37 PM ET

    BURLINGTON, Mass. _ Demandware Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $525,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Demandware said it expects revenue in the range of...

  • Aware posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:56 PM ET

    BEDFORD, Mass. _ Aware Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Bedford, Massachusetts- based company said it had profit of 8 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Civitas Solutions reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:37 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Civitas Solutions Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.6 million in its fiscal first quarter. Civitas Solutions expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.4 billion to $1.44 billion. Civitas Solutions shares have declined 32 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Akamai Technologies beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:23 PM ET

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Akamai Technologies Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $88.4 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 62 cents per share. Akamai Technologies shares have declined 25 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has fallen...

  • Nuance Communications reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:13 PM ET

    BURLINGTON, Mass. _ Nuance Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $12.1 million in its fiscal first quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Nuance Communications shares have declined 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Cynosure beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 8:21 AM ET

    WESTFORD, Mass. _ Cynosure Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $7.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $96.6 million.

  • Entegris tops Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:27 AM ET

    BILLERICA, Mass. _ Entegris Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $17.6 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Entegris expects its per-share earnings to range from 13 cents to 17 cents.

  • Drug prices jumped about 13 percent in the United States last year, spurring a public outcry and moving the issue onto the campaign platform of Hillary Clinton and other U.S. presidential candidates for the November 2016 election. The agreement applies to Cigna's commercial business and does not apply to its Medicaid or Medicare plans. Entresto, which costs...

  • Bright Horizons beats 4Q profit forecasts Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:57 PM ET

    WATERTOWN, Mass. _ Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $23.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Watertown, Massachusetts- based company said it had net income of 39 cents. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share.

  • PSivida reports 2Q loss Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:20 PM ET

    WATERTOWN, Mass. _ PSivida Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $5.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Watertown, Massachusetts- based company said it had a loss of 18 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Enanta Pharmaceuticals beats 1Q profit forecasts Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:14 PM ET

    WATERTOWN, Mass. _ Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $26.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.11 per share. Enanta Pharmaceuticals shares have fallen 35 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • American Science and Engineering posts 3Q loss Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:12 PM ET

    BILLERICA, Mass. _ American Science and Engineering Inc. on Monday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $464,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. American Science and Engineering shares have decreased 17 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: American Science and Engineering, Earnings Report.

  • Virtusa beats 3Q profit forecasts Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 7:45 AM ET

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass. _ Virtusa Corp. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $11.3 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Virtusa expects its per-share earnings to range from 44 cents to 46 cents. Virtusa expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.96 to $1.98 per share, with revenue ranging from $600.4 million to $603.4 million.

  • Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sick Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures. "If you're feeling sick, especially if you've vomited, whether at work or at home, you need to let your manager or your field leader know right away," Moran...

  • NEW YORK— Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. The service is expected to launch this summer, starting in Boston. In an interview with The Associated Press, Kanojia insists he's not going after the cable industry— but his service would compete directly with cable companies'...

  • BOSTON— Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. Among several plans yet to secure final approval are the $1.4 billion Northern Pass project, designed to bring 1,090 megawatts of Hydro- Quebec power through New Hampshire into southern New England and a 1,000- megawatt transmission line beneath Lake Champlain...

  • BOSTON, Feb 7- Fidelity Investments plans to unveil a new pitchman on Sunday in television commercials that feature Will Danoff, the unassuming portfolio manager of its behemoth $103 billion Contrafund. The last time Boston- based Fidelity used a portfolio manager in a television advertising campaign was nearly 20 years ago. The silver-haired Peter Lynch,...

  • Feb 5- The Kansas health department has confirmed one positive case of norovirus related to Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, the department's Johnson County office said. "These types of illness are common this time of year," Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Director Lougene Marsh said in a statement. Norovirus is the most common cause of food-borne...

  • Lawsuit challenges tribal reservation decision Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 3:51 PM ET

    "The federal government has grossly overstepped its authority," said Adam Bond, a lawyer for the 25 Taunton residents named in the suit. The 2015 decision granted the Mashpee Wampanoags 151 acres in Taunton and 170 acres in Mashpee, a town some 50 miles away on Cape Cod. Backed by Malaysian casino developers the Genting Group, the tribe proposes a $500 million Las...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- U.S. employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, but rising wages and an unemployment rate at an eight-year low suggested the labor market recovery remains firm. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs and the unemployment rate slipped one-tenth of a percentage point...