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  • Fiserv meets 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:17 PM ET

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. _ Fiserv Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $189 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1 per share. Fiserv expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.32 to $4.44 per share.

  • House GOP fails anew to repeal Obama's health care law Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 12:50 PM ET

    "What we're proving today is if we have a Republican president next year, we will repeal Obamacare," Ryan, R- Wis., told reporters, using a nickname for a law that GOP lawmakers have despised since it was pushed through Congress six years ago. Ryan said the GOP will offer its own proposal this year for replacing the law, saying it would lower costs and "restore the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. Oil fell around 4 percent on Tuesday, dented by worries about the demand outlook and rising supply, while hopes for a deal between OPEC and Russia on output cuts faded. "I think the reaction in the bonds is greater than you would think from the stimulus of oil and the stock market," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • Twin Disc reports 2Q loss Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 8:19 AM ET

    RACINE, Wis. _ Twin Disc Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $2.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Twin Disc shares have risen slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Twin Disc, Earnings Report.

  • Spectrum Brands misses 1Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 6:39 AM ET

    MIDDLETON, Wis. _ Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $73.6 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.06 per share. Spectrum Brands shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TIMELINE-Bird flu reappears in U.S. poultry flocks Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:06 PM ET

    An Indiana turkey flock was infected with a strain known as H7N8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Jan. 15. Four states- Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota- declared states of emergency during the outbreak. The timeline below shows the spread of the disease in the United States, according to data and information from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health...

  • Caterpillar closing 5 plants, cutting 670 jobs Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 3:19 PM ET

    Caterpillar says it plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jobs in Illinois and several other states, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign announced last year. The mining and construction equipment company will cut about 230 jobs for office and production workers at a major manufacturing campus in East Peoria, Illinois, where...

  • Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin posts 4Q profit Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 9:16 AM ET

    MADISON, Wis. _ Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $8.6 million. Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin shares have declined nearly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin, Earnings Report.

  • A.O. Smith tops 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 7:07 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ A.O. Smith Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $79.8 million. A.O. Smith expects full-year earnings to be $3.40 to $3.55 per share. A.O. Smith shares have fallen 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Baylake posts 4Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:24 PM ET

    STURGEON BAY, Wis. _ Baylake Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.1 million. The bank, based in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, said it had earnings of 12 cents per share. Baylake shares have increased 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Manitowoc beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:23 PM ET

    MANITOWOC, Wis. _ Manitowoc Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $43.8 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $938.8 million.

  • First Business Financial Services posts 4Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:25 PM ET

    MADISON, Wis. _ First Business Financial Services Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. First Business Financial Services shares have declined 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Strattec Security posts 2Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:43 PM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Strattec Security Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $3.4 million. Strattec Security shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Strattec Security, Earnings Report.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 28- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday despite a dip in global sales and said it would ship more vehicles during 2016, sending its stock up nearly 10 percent in early trading. "Although we expect the macroeconomic environment to remain challenging, we are confident we'll continue...

  • The Milwaukee- based company, which has been manufacturing motorcycles for over a century, said worldwide retail sales slipped less than one percent to 46,857 units, while it fell 3.4 percent to 26,044 units in the United States during the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31. Net income fell to $42.2 million, 22 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, from $74.5 million, or 35...

  • Harley-Davidson 4Q profit tops analysts' expectations Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:21 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE— Harley-Davidson's fourth-quarter profit beat Wall Street's expectations and the company announced that it plans to ship more motorcycles this year than a year ago. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.03 billion.

  • Johnson Controls meets 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:13 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Johnson Controls Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $450 million. Johnson Controls expects full-year earnings to be $3.70 to $3.90 per share. Johnson Controls shares have declined 11 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased nearly 8 percent.

  • Harley-Davidson's quarterly profit falls on lower sales Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:04 AM ET

    Jan 28- Iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc reported a 43.3 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States, its biggest market. The Milwaukee- based company said its net income fell to $42.2 million, 22 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $74.5 million, or 35 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue slipped 2.3...

  • Bemis tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:01 AM ET

    NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.8 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 59 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $960 million.

  • Oshkosh tops Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:52 AM ET

    OSHKOSH, Wis. _ Oshkosh Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $14.6 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 4 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.18 billion.