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  • ELYRIA, Ohio _ Invacare Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $2.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Elyria, Ohio- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Invacare shares have declined 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Feb 11- Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc's sales fell 20.2 percent in the fourth quarter, the 16th straight quarter of decline, as demand slid further in Latin America, its biggest market. The net loss attributable to Avon widened to $333.4 million, or 76 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31 from $330.7 million, or 75 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • OXFORDSHIRE, Britain _ Nielsen NV on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $251 million. The Oxfordshire, Britain- based company said it had profit of 68 cents per share. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 79 cents per share.

  • HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ Sonoco Products Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.1 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.28 billion.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 11- Russia's central bank intends to toughen the requirements for banks involved in financial rehabilitation of other banks, the central bank's deputy governor Mikhail Sukhov said on Thursday. The central bank regularly appoints banks considered healthy to act as investors in troubled banks undergoing financial rehabilitation.

  • PURCHASE, N.Y.— PepsiCo Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.72 billion. PepsiCo expects full-year earnings to be $4.66 per share. PepsiCo shares have decreased slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has declined slightly more than 9 percent.

  • Feb 11- Thomson Reuters Corp said on Thursday it expects its revenue to grow by low single digits in 2016.. Adjusted for special items, fourth-quarter net earnings were 65 cents per share, compared with 43 cents per share a year ago. The news and information company said sales of its products to financial customers were up in the fourth quarter.

  • CALGARY, Alberta _ Precision Drilling Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $203 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $282.7 million.

  • DUBLIN _ Allegion PLC on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $71.9 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Allegion expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.25 to $3.40 per share.

  • Feb 11- PepsiCo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly net revenue, as higher sales of snacks and beverages in North America helped reduce the impact of a strong dollar. Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.72 billion, or $1.17 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 26, from $1.31 billion, or 87 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 11- South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd will aim to conserve cash as growth slows in its home market, Chief Executive Ian Moir said on Thursday. Woolworths, which sells upmarket food and clothing, warned rising interest rates in South Africa would further pressure consumers in Africa's most advanced economy, where it makes nearly...

  • NEEDHAM, Mass. _ TripAdvisor Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. TripAdvisor shares have fallen 36 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has declined slightly more than 9 percent.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 11- Tata Motors reported on Thursday strong sales by its British Jaguar Land Rover subsidiary in Europe and North America in the last three months of last year, offsetting a drop in China, once its fastest-growing market. Retail sales by JLR, which has been rapidly expanding its model line-up and volumes with new production planned in Europe and...

  • ROANOKE, Va.— Advance Auto Parts Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $54.8 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share. Advance Auto Parts shares have fallen almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TORONTO _ Manulife Financial Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $184.3 million. The Toronto- based company said it had profit of 8 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 31 cents per share.

  • Time, whose titles include Sports Illustrated, People and Time magazine, has been slashing costs, tapping revenue sources with higher margins and beefing up its digital offerings to cope with a relentless decline in the print industry. Digital advertising revenue jumped 17.2 percent to $102 million in the three months ended Dec. 31. The company, which was spun...

  • LONDON, Feb 11- HSBC, Europe's largest bank, has dropped plans to freeze pay this year, according to a memo by Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver seen by Reuters, reversing a cost-cutting decision made less than two weeks ago. The memo, in which Gulliver expresses caution on the outlook for HSBC's revenues this year, comes at a significant time, days before HSBC's board...

  • The feature, launched in 2014 in the United States and UK, allows travelers to book a hotel directly from the company's website instead of being directed to a third-party booking site. The company's net income fell to $3 million, or 2 cents per share, from $36 million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had expected quarterly earnings of 33 cents...

  • The company also raised its capital spending budget for 2016 by about 12 percent to C $202 million, partly due to a weak Canadian dollar. "There is limited visibility with few positive market signals," Precision's Chief Executive Kevin Neveu said in a statement on Thursday. The company's net loss widened to C $271 million, or 93 Canadian cents per share, in the fourth...

  • The company, which has been cutting costs in response to a more than 70 percent fall in oil prices since June 2014, said it would lower spending at its Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands projects in Alberta, which its operates along with ConocoPhillips. Cenovus on Thursday cut its 2016 capital spending for the second time, this time by C $200- C $300 million to C...