What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Dec. 4.
Discount retailer Big Lots reported before the bell, and beat analysts estimates.
Royal Bank of Canada also reported before the bell.
BEFORE THE BELL
The discount retailer delivered earnings of 27 cents a share, 12 cents more than a year ago, on revenue of $1.04 billion.
Royal Bank of Canada
The Canadian bank posted earnings of $1.03 cents a share, 11 cents more than a year ago.
*Earnings data based off of Thomson Reuters, and excludes extraordinary items.