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Top News & Analysis Pennsylvania

  • BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. _ Universal Stainless& Alloy Products Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $1.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Bridgeville, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 17 cents. Keywords: Universal Stainless& Alloy Products, Earnings Report.

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ First Commonwealth Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $14 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. First Commonwealth Financial shares have declined 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PAOLI, Pa. _ Malvern Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $2.1 million. Malvern Bancorp shares have increased 17 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Malvern Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • HERSHEY, Pa.— Hershey, the maker of Milk Duds and Reese's peanut butter cups, said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit soared 40 percent thanks to higher demand for its Easter-related chocolate and candy. As a result, Hershey now expects revenue for the year to grow less than expected. Hershey has been rolling out new snacks to help boost sales, including...

  • BERWYN, Pa. _ Triumph Group Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $1.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Triumph Group expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.25 to $2.75 per share, with revenue in the range of $3.1 billion to $3.2 billion. Triumph Group shares have climbed 26 percent since the beginning...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $1.8 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 36 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa. _ Hersha Hospitality Trust on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 83 cents per share. Hersha Hospitality expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.25 to $2.38 per share.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— The Latest on a halt to work on a natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania:. An environmental hearing board judge has ordered a two-week halt to horizontal directional drilling in Pennsylvania on a natural gas pipeline pending a hearing next month. The $2.5 billion, 350- mile pipeline across southern Pennsylvania is to carry propane, butane and...

  • PITTSBURGH— United States Steel Corp. shares jumped more than 9 percent after the steel maker said its second-quarter earnings rebounded from a loss and improved more than $300 million. That's more than double the 40 cents per share that the eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research predicted on average. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected...

  • KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. _ Universal Health Services Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $185.4 million. Universal Health Services expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.50 to $8 per share. Universal Health Services shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHILADELPHIA, July 25- Lakisha Johnson figured all she needed was her 2016 tax refund to get her and her daughter out of a homeless shelter and back into a place of their own. Johnson, a home health aide, and 12- year-old Aijiah were forced to move out of their West Philadelphia apartment just before Thanksgiving last year, after the landlord jacked up the rent from...

  • July 25- U.S. state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia on Tuesday urged drug distributor McKesson Corp to appoint an independent chair and link executive pay with progress in combating opioid epidemic. The letter follows criticism from International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who earlier this month urged shareholders to vote against...

  • July 25- U.S. state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia on Tuesday urged drug distributor McKesson Corp to appoint an independent chair and link executive pay with progress in combating opioid epidemic. The letter follows criticism from International Brotherhood of Teamsters, who earlier this month urged shareholders to vote against...

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule just two weeks ago. They'll succeed if they can get a simple majority of both chambers of Congress to approve the legislation and President Donald Trump to sign it. Keith Rothfus, R- Pa., the resolution's sponsor.

  • *Akzo Nobel to hold shareholders meeting on Sept. 8. AMSTERDAM, July 25- Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel's chairman will step down next April, having angered some major investors by fighting off a 26.3 billion euro takeover bid by U.S. rival PPG Industries. "The question now is whether Akzo's board will stay unanimous in its resistance of PPG," analyst Joost van Beek of...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Concerns are increasing among lawmakers and others in Wisconsin over what incentives the state may offer to become the first U.S. home of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn. Scott Walker and state economic development officials may be extending to seal the deal with Foxconn, the biggest contract assembler of smartphones and other devices for...

  • PHILADELPHIA, July 25- Lakisha Johnson figured all she needed was her 2016 tax refund to get her and her daughter out of a homeless shelter and back into a place of their own. Johnson, a home health aide, and 12- year-old Aijiah were forced to move out of their West Philadelphia apartment just before Thanksgiving last year, after the landlord jacked up the rent from...

  • JONESTOWN, Pa.— A major toy manufacturer plans to hire about 400 new workers to staff a new distribution center in eastern Pennsylvania. Mattel has opened the 1 million-square-foot center in the Gateway Logistics Park area of Jonestown. The company will package popular toys including Barbie and Hot Wheels brands at the center, which will also handle Mega Brands...

  • WEST CHESTER, Pa.— An administrative law judge has temporarily halted work on part of a natural gas pipeline in eastern Pennsylvania. The company's $2.5 billion, 350- mile Mariner East 2 pipeline across southern Pennsylvania will carry propane, butane and ethane from the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation to an export terminal near Philadelphia.

  • MALVERN, Pa. _ Liberty Property Trust on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 62 cents per share. Liberty Property expects full-year funds from operations to be $2.49 to $2.55 per share.