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  • HOUSTON _ National Oilwell Varco on Thursday reported a loss of $68 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 4 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.81 billion.

  • DALLAS _ Hilltop Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $24.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Hilltop Holdings shares have dropped slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas _ Newpark Resources Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $7.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $220.6 million.

  • HOUSTON _ Dril-Quip Inc. on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $7.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. Dril-Quip expects full-year revenue in the range of $380 million to $400 million.

  • SPRING, Texas _ Southwestern Energy Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $208 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $895.7 million.

  • HOUSTON _ Comfort Systems USA Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $16.7 million. The Houston- based company said it had net income of 44 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON _ CBTX Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $9.1 million in its first quarter. CBTX shares have fallen 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Access a Zacks stock report on CBTX at https://www.zacks.com/ap/CBTX.

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  • HOUSTON _ Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $5.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Houston- based company said it had a loss of 35 cents. Gulf Island Fabrication shares have decreased 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Green Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $9.4 million. The holding company for Green Bank posted revenue of $52.3 million in the period. Green Bancorp shares have climbed 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Pros Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $18.9 million in its first quarter. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $46.1 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Pros Holdings expects its results to range from a loss of 21 cents per share to a loss of 19 cents per share.

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— A federal jury on Thursday awarded more than $50 million in damages to neighbors of an industrial hog operation found responsible for intense smells, noise and other disturbances so bad people couldn't enjoy their rural homes. Lawyers didn't sue the Bladen County farm's owner, instead targeting the hog-production division of Virginia- based...

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ National Instruments Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $24.3 million. For the current quarter ending in July, National Instruments expects its per-share earnings to range from 23 cents to 37 cents. National Instruments shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON— A charitable organization established by the co-founder of energy company Kinder Morgan and his wife has pledged $70 million to upgrade the largest urban park in Houston. The Kinder Foundation offered the donation Wednesday for city-operated Memorial Park. Backers say the Kinder Foundation's $70 million gift takes the lead in the private-public...

  • HOUSTON _ Allegiance Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.7 million. The Houston- based bank said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. Allegiance Bancshares shares have risen 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON, April 26- ConocoPhillips, the world's largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by rising crude prices and cost cuts. The stock of the Houston- based company rose 0.7 percent to $65.55 in morning trading. Conoco profit rose to $888 million, or 75 cents...

  • SAN ANTONIO _ Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $106.5 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.49 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • April 26- Wall Street was set for a positive start on Thursday, driven by strong earnings from Facebook and a handful of chipmakers, coupled with a slight retreat in bond yields. Visa rose 2.7 percent after the world's largest payments network topped Wall Street targets for quarterly profit and raised its full-year earnings forecast. Advanced Micro Devices and...

  • SUGAR LAND, Texas _ CVR Energy Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $66.2 million. The Sugar Land, Texas- based company said it had net income of 76 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON _ Group 1 Automotive Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $35.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.56 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.