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  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 602 rigs sought oil and 151 explored for natural gas this week. Alaska and Louisiana each lost two rigs and North Dakota declined by one. Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia were all unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely held back by heavy rains and flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housing market despite higher prices and mortgage rates. Consumers are confident and are buying homes, but builders are not getting their share of that demand, "said Joel...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ RAIT Financial Trust on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $24.9 million. The Philadelphia- based company said it had profit of 17 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $25.3 million, or 11 cents per share.

  • CAMP HILL, Pa. _ Harsco Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $15.6 million in its fourth quarter. For the current quarter ending in April, Harsco expects its results to range from a loss of 1 cent per share to earnings of 4 cents per share. Harsco shares have risen almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. _ Calgon Carbon Corp. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $5.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $142.4 million.

  • RADNOR, Pa. _ VWR Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $27 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 44 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.14 billion.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- Toshiba Corp, responding to media reports, said on Friday it was not aware that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse was considering filing for Chapter 11 protection from creditors- an option analysts say could jeopardize the entire group. The Nikkei business daily reported Toshiba was now looking at a potential Chapter 11 filing as one of several...

  • MECHANICSBURG, Pa. _ Select Medical Holdings Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $20.2 million. Select Medical expects full-year earnings to be 73 cents to 91 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $4.4 billion to $4.6 billion. Select Medical shares have decreased roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. _ MSA Safety Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $24.9 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 84 cents per share. MSA Safety shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year.

  • HENDERSON, Louisiana, Feb 22- When Hope Rosinski's father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago, she was surprised to find oil and gas pipelines crisscrossing the property. Opposition to the company's planned extension of the Bayou Bridge pipeline has made Louisiana bayous the latest battleground in a nationwide war against new pipeline...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 54 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $104.5 million.

  • ERIE, Pa. _ Erie Indemnity Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $45.8 million. Erie Indemnity shares have climbed nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Erie Indemnity, Earnings Report.

  • Security personnel at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem on Wednesday agreed to a three-year deal with Las Vegas Sands Corp., The Morning Call reported. The officers are the only union members at Las Vegas Sands, which has more than 50,000 employees worldwide at casinos in Las Vegas, Singapore and Macau. The 146- member local approved a deal that gives security...

  • PITTSBURGH _ Koppers Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $6.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Pittsburgh- based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's soda tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials had projected. Kenney's announcement says the city projected the tax, which took effect last month, would generate about $2.3 million in January. The city has projected the tax will raise about $91 million this year and that...

  • WAYNE, Pa. _ Teleflex Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $61.1 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.08 per share. Teleflex expects full-year earnings in the range of $8 to $8.15 per share.

  • UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.— Penn State graduate student assistants are seeking union representation. CGEPSU claims Penn State makes these decisions without any student input. A representative from Penn State issued a statement saying the school's graduate assistants are "students first".

  • PEORIA, Ill.— Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria and in other company towns across the United States. Caterpillar's recent decision to move...

  • CANONSBURG, Pa. _ Ansys Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $70 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 96 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $267.5 million.

  • BRYN MAWR, Pa. _ Aqua America Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $49.6 million. Aqua America expects full-year earnings to be $1.34 to $1.39 per share. Aqua America shares have risen slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year.