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  • JOHNS CREEK, Ga. _ Ebix Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $24.6 million. Ebix shares have risen 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Access a Zacks stock report on EBIX at https://www.zacks.com/ap/EBIX.

  • ANN ARBOR, Mich. _ Domino's Pizza Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $72.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.43 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $773 million.

  • CARLSBAD, Calif. _ Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 20 cents per share. Ionis Pharmaceuticals shares have declined roughly 2 percent since the...

  • Feb 28- Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by lower costs and strength in its Bausch and Lomb eyecare business. Net loss attributable to Valeant widened to $515 million, or $1.47 per share in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $385 million, or $1.12 per share, a year earlier.

  • ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. _ Orbcomm Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 4 cents per share. Orbcomm shares have fallen 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MIDLAND, Texas _ CSI Compressco LP on Tuesday reported a loss of $12.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 12 cents per share. CSI Compressco shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Chicago wheat set for 4.5 pct monthly rise. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Feb 28- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Tuesday as expectations of renewed export demand helped halt a day-earlier slide linked to ample global supplies. The slight increase kept Chicago wheat on course for a large monthly rise, after a February marked by investment fund flows that carried...

  • ORLANDO, Fla. _ SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $11.9 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 9 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $269 million.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ The Medicines Co. on Tuesday reported a loss of $122.9 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.43 per share. Medicines Co. shares have increased 57 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DENVER _ Intrepid Potash Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $16.6 million in its fourth quarter. The Denver- based company said it had a loss of 22 cents per share. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share.

  • TORONTO, Feb 28- Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, on Tuesday reported much higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and announced plans to buy back 15 million of its shares. Net income for the first quarter ended on Jan. 31 rose to C $1.49 billion, or C $2.22 per share, from C $1.07 billion, or C $1.58 per share, a year earlier. BMO said net income from its...

  • RALEIGH, N.C. _ INC Research Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $37.5 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 67 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $269 million.

  • NEW YORK _ Ophthotech Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $66.3 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.64 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.3 million.

  • LONDON, Feb 28- Zinc prices rose on Tuesday as an ongoing strike at a Canadian processing plant added to supply worries, while other metals dipped on uncertainty ahead of a key speech by U.S. Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange had added 0.5 percent to $2,820 a tonne by 1205 GMT, while copper dipped 0.2 percent to $5,925. A strike continued at Noranda Income...

  • LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. _ Steven Madden Ltd. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $28.7 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 49 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $336.3 million.

  • COLUMBIA, Md. _ GP Strategies Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $6.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. GP Strategies shares have decreased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Net loss attributable to Valeant widened to $515 million, or $1.47 per share in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $385 million, or $1.12 per share, a year earlier. Revenue slipped to $2.40 billion from $2.76 billion. Laval, Quebec- based Valeant has been trying to rebuild its business and regain investor confidence after it came under investigations over its...

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ TopBuild Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $21.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Daytona Beach, Florida- based company said it had net income of 57 cents. TopBuild shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C. _ Cempra Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $31.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 57 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.9 million.

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Extended Stay America Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $54.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. Extended Stay America expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.28 billion to $1.31 billion.