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  • INDIANA, Pa. _ First Commonwealth Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $12 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. First Commonwealth Financial shares have increased almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. _ Universal Stainless& Alloy Products Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $802,000 in its second quarter. The Bridgeville, Pennsylvania- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. Keywords: Universal Stainless& Alloy Products, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— Comcast's second-quarter profit slipped because of fewer movie hits from its NBCUniversal film-and-TV arm, but it posted big gains in internet customers and its smallest video losses for a second quarter in at least a decade. While the number of traditional TV customers overall have been slipping— down about 2 million customers over the past three...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. The largest U.S. cable operator posted total revenue of $19.27 billion in the quarter ended June 30, up 2.8 percent from a year...

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit 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.

  • AUDUBON, Pa. _ Globus Medical Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $25.8 million. Globus Medical expects full-year earnings to be $1.20 per share, with revenue expected to be $575 million. Globus Medical shares have fallen 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • BLUE BELL, Pa. _ Unisys Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $21.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Blue Bell, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 36 cents per share. Unisys shares have fallen 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PITTSBURGH— United States Steel Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $46 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 55 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SUNBURY, Pa. _ Weis Markets Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $15.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Sunbury, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 57 cents. Keywords: Weis Markets, Earnings Report.

  • The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 41 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $100.6 million. Pennsylvania Real Estate expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.84 to $1.87 per share.

  • KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. _ Universal Health Services Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $185.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.94 per share. Universal Health Services shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • "It just breaks your heart," said Janette Fennell, founder and president of KidsAndCars.org, a national child safety nonprofit based in Philadelphia. In Dallas, 2- year-old Boi Lei Sang died after being left in a hot car in a parking lot Sunday while his family was in church. The worst was 2010, with 49, according to both a count by Fennell and Jan Null, a research...

  • Data from the six main TV and cable news networks showed some 25.8 million Americans watched Monday evening's 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. hour when first lady Michelle Obama and Senator Bernie Sanders were among the key speakers in Philadelphia. That is about 2.8 million more TV eyes than for the first night of the Republican convention last week, when White House...

  • July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. Williams said he hopes that an updated treaty would help foster stronger worker unions in Mexico, where many...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— A new audit shows that the state Department of Health is not effectively enforcing nursing home staffing levels, Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog said Tuesday. "In some cases, we also found that when completed its staffing reviews, insufficient documentation was obtained to support the analysis, leaving us guessing as to how the facility...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said he aimed to convene a new round of Syria peace talks toward the end of August, quietly scrapping a previous Aug. 1 deadline while keeping some...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Hillary Clinton becomes first woman to win convention votes needed to claim presidential nomination of major US party.

  • MARIETTA, Pa. _ Donegal Group Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $8.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Marietta, Pennsylvania- based company said it had net income of 32 cents. Keywords: Donegal Group, Earnings Report.