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  • CHICAGO _ First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 39 cents per share. First Industrial Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.51 to $1.59 per...

  • Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are discussing the possibility of a severance tax on Marcellus Shale gas drillers as they seek agreement on a plan to plug a $2 billion hole in the state budget. A Republican senator says the GOP caucus is discussing a severance tax on drillers. The Pennsylvania Senate has returned to the Capitol to see if it can...

  • BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. _ Bridge Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.8 million. Bridge Bancorp shares have dropped 13 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Bridge Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • DALLAS _ Capstead Mortgage Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $17.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas- based company said it had profit of 14 cents. Keywords: Capstead Mortgage, Earnings Report.

  • BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- FTSE Russell said on Wednesday it planned to exclude Snap Inc from its widely followed stock indexes because the owner of the Snapchat messaging app has an unusual share structure that denies voting rights to investors. The stock index provider said it made the decision based on client feedback, the latest sign of the growing...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 26- Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Wednesday posted a 68 percent year-on-year surge in net profit for the second quarter, citing increased sales and a more favorable exchange rate. The company, which manufactures car parts, petrochemicals and other products, said in a report to Mexico's bourse that it earned 1.37 billion pesos in net profit over...

  • SEOUL, July 27- Following are details of the advance estimates of South Korea's gross domestic product for the April-July period of 2017 by the Bank of Korea:. OVER PREVIOUS QUARTER, SEASONALLY ADJUSTED Q2 2017* Q1 2017. Private consumption 2.2 2.0 Government consumption 3.2 2.7 Facilities investment 17.2 14.4 Construction investment 8.9 11.3 Investment on IP...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda _ Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $75.8 million. Aspen Insurance shares have fallen slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Aspen Insurance, Earnings Report.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 26- The owners of a giant rabbit named Simon who died on a United Airlines flight while bound for the Iowa State Fair sued the carrier on Monday, claiming its employees were responsible for the hare's death. The lawsuit was filed in Polk County District Court in Des Moines on behalf of a group of investors which purchased Simon, the offspring of the "...

  • CELAYA, Mexico _ Industrias Bachoco SAB de CV on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $95 million. The Celaya, Mexico- based company said it had profit of $1.90 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The company's stock rose more than 4 percent to around $173 after the stellar earnings report. With Facebook squeezing more ads into its News Feed, and increasingly into Instagram and Facebook's Messenger service, the company said that total revenue rose 44.8 percent to $9.32 billion in the second quarter of the year. "In mobile we're continuing to see great...

  • SAO PAULO, July 26- The Mexican stock exchange edged lower on Wednesday for the first time in five sessions while the country's peso currency extended gains after the U.S. Mexico's benchmark S&P/BMV IPC stock exchange fell 0.22 percent to 51,600.26 points, dragged down by shares of leading cement maker Cemex, following publication of the company's mixed...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Goldcorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $135 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 10 cents per share. Goldcorp shares have risen slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning...

  • JERICHO, N.Y. _ Getty Realty Corp. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The Jericho, New York- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $18.7 million, or 53 cents per share, in the period. Getty Realty expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.54 to $1.60 per share.

  • BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- FTSE Russell said on Wednesday it planned to exclude Snap Inc from its widely followed stock indexes because the owner of the Snapchat messaging app has an unusual share structure that denies voting rights to investors. The stock index provider said it made the decision based on client feedback, the latest sign of the growing...

  • SEOUL, July 27- South Korea's gross domestic product growth almost halved to 0.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from the previous three months, the central bank estimated on Thursday, as construction sector activity that had supported growth earlier slowed. Thursday's data follow a 1.1 percent expansion posted in the first quarter, and matches a median...

  • INDIANAPOLIS _ Duke Realty Corp. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 30 cents per share. Duke Realty expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.20 to $1.33 per share.

  • KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ Regal Entertainment Group on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $23.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. Regal Entertainment shares have declined nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • GLEN ALLEN, Va. _ Markel Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $149.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $6.27 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MORRISTOWN, N.J. _ Majesco on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Morristown, New Jersey- based company said it had a loss of 5 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.