GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Top News & Analysis North Carolina

More

  • SPX tops Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:45 AM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ SPX Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $38.9 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 79 cents per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.05 billion.

  • Quintiles beats Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:33 AM ET

    DURHAM, N.C. _ Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $85 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.05 billion.

  • The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit orders the EPA to redo sulfur-dioxide and nitrogen-oxide standards for 13 states, mostly in the South and Midwest, that contribute to soot and smog along the East Coast. The April 2014 ruling was an important victory for the Obama administration and capped a decades-long effort by the...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- Forty percent of millennials have at least one tattoo, according to Pew Research Center. "If you walk into a boardroom and you have that baby girl tattoo on your neck, you may not get that job you want," said Univerity of Tampa assistant professor Kristen Foltz, who conducted the research. Katie Murtagh, a first-year law student at the Charlotte School...

  • Reynolds American beats 2Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    WINSTON SALEM, N.C.— Reynolds American reported a surge in second-quarter profit with cigarette prices and volume rising. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.02 per share, which was still 8 cents better than analysts had expected, according to a poll by Zacks Investment Research. It recently closed on a $25 billion takeover of Newport seller...

  • LabCorp tops Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    BURLINGTON, N.C. _ Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $168.4 million. LabCorp expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.75 to $8 per share. LabCorp shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has stayed nearly flat.

  • CommScope beats 2Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 6:16 AM ET

    HICKORY, N.C. _ CommScope Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $45.6 million. For the current quarter ending in September, CommScope expects its per-share earnings to range from 45 cents to 50 cents. CommScope expects full-year earnings to be $1.80 to $1.90 per share.

  • PRA Health Sciences tops Street 2Q forecasts Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 6:12 PM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C. _ PRA Health Sciences Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $12.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. PRA Health Sciences expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.75 to $1.85 per share. PRA Health Sciences shares have climbed 68 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HomeTrust Bancshares posts 4Q profit Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. _ HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $2.6 million. The holding company for HomeTrust Bank posted revenue of $24.4 million in the period. HomeTrust Bancshares shares have climbed roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • First Bancorp posts 2Q profit Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    TROY, N.C. _ First Bancorp on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $6.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 34 cents per share. First Bancorp shares have declined slightly more than 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina posts 2Q profit Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    NEWTON, N.C. _ Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.6 million. Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina shares have risen slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18- year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down. Some 2,000 people with disabilities— elated...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.— As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways. GOP governors in Georgia, Iowa, South Dakota and Utah are among those who have approved road tax increases.

  • WASHINGTON— The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Signs are emerging that housing's momentum may be destined to falter in coming months. Analysts note that some of the key foundations needed to sustain a brisk pace of home-buying in the long run...

  • V.F. beats Street 2Q forecasts Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 7:07 AM ET

    GREENSBORO, N.C. _ V.F. Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $170.8 million. The average estimate of 20 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Eighteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.46 billion.

  • NewBridge posts 2Q profit Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 6:33 PM ET

    GREENSBORO, N.C. _ NewBridge Bancorp on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday. Parnell, 61, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 21 by a federal judge in Albany, Georgia. "Bill Marler, a lawyer for victims sickened by peanut butter from Parnell's southwest Georgia plant, used the same word.

  • Skadden loses ruling on overtime pay for lawyers Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 23- A federal appeals court said on Thursday the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher& Flom may owe overtime pay to a contract lawyer for performing non-legal work, a decision that could make it more costly for firms to hire temporary lawyers. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said contract lawyers can be eligible under federal labor law for...

  • Yadkin posts 2Q profit Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 11:21 AM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C. _ Yadkin Financial Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $10.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 38 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Nucor tops 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 9:09 AM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Nucor Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $124.8 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. Nucor shares have fallen 14 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed roughly 3 percent.