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  • ATLANTA— Coca-Cola's global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines. The world's largest beverage maker said Tuesday that unit volume worldwide, which reflects average daily sales, rose 2 percent in the final three months of last year, as the growth of Sprite and Coke Zero offset a decrease in Diet Coke.

  • CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, as acquisition gains helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager meet Wall Street's earnings expectations. That deal, which closed last summer, gave CVS Health national reach in dispensing prescription drugs to assisted living and skilled nursing homes, long-term care facilities,...

  • NEW YORK _ Viacom Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $449 million. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.17 per share. Viacom shares have increased roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has dropped slightly more than 9 percent.

  • Feb 9- Viacom Inc, the owner of television channel MTV and movie studio Paramount, reported a 5.7 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower domestic advertising revenue and a lack of hit movie releases in the period. Net income attributable to Viacom fell to $449 million, or $1.13 per share, in the first quarter ended Dec. 31 from $500 million, or $1.20 per share, a...

  • PARIS, Feb 9- French water and waste group Veolia said on Tuesday it is talks to install a flood prevention system in the city of New Orleans that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.. Veolia innovation director Laurent Auguste said a study will be carried out jointly with Swiss insurer Swiss Re and that Veolia- which operates the main New Orleans waste...

  • TARRYTOWN, N.Y. _ Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $155 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.33 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.16 billion.

  • GONZALES, La. _ Crown Crafts Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $2.1 million. Crown Crafts shares have decreased 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Crown Crafts, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK _ Omnicom Group Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $328.3 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.35 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.19 billion.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J.— Wyndham Worldwide Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $140 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 99 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.29 billion.

  • NEW YORK _ Medley Capital Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $39.2 million in its fiscal first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $36 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Graphic Packaging Holding Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $57.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Graphic Packaging shares have declined 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Fifth Street Finance Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $62.9 million in its fiscal first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 18 cents per share. Fifth Street Finance shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TAMPA, Fla. _ WellCare Health Plans Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $13 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 58 cents per share. The Medicare and Medicaid coverage provider posted revenue of $3.5 billion in the period, which also beat Street forecasts.

  • ST LOUIS _ Centene Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $111 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 85 cents per share. Centene expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.05 to $4.40 per share, with revenue in the range of $40 billion to $40.8 billion.

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ RetailMeNot Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $9 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, RetailMeNot said it expects revenue in the range of $49 million to $54 million.

  • DARIEN, Conn. _ Genesee& Wyoming Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $84.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Genesee& Wyoming shares have decreased slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MENTOR, Ohio _ Steris Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $20 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share. Steris expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.48 to $3.55 per share.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio— Wendy's reported a 4.8 percent fourth- quarter sales increase at established locations in North America as the burger chain pursues a makeover of its restaurants. Wendy's believes that the appearance of its stores will improve perceptions of its food. Wendy's earned $85.9 million, or 31 cents per share.

  • MIRAMAR, Fla.— Spirit Airlines Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $74.4 million. The Miramar, Florida- based company said it had profit of $1.04 per share. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 98 cents per share.

  • NEW YORK _ Apollo Investment Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $25.8 million in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Apollo Investment shares have declined slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.