American Express on Thursday reported lower earnings in the first quarter but earnings per share beat estimates. The New York-based company said it had net income of $1.55 billion, or $1.80 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $2.01 per share. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts
Pier 1 Imports’ Chief Financial Officer Nancy Walsh is leaving after a year in the job at the struggling home furnishing retailer, which reported a bigger-than-expected loss in the fourth quarter on Wednesday. The company known for its wicker chairs and scented candles has been battling falling sales in the face of increasing competition from
Consumer goods group Unilever reported stronger than expected quarterly underlying sales growth, helped by higher prices and volume, and strength in emerging markets. The maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream also on Thursday stood by its outlook for the full year, which calls for underlying sales growth in the lower half
The two biggest U.S. banks each just posted record first-quarter profit, the result of years of work building coast-to-coast franchises that have attracted billions in customer deposits. On Friday, J.P. Morgan Chase said it made $9.2 billion in the first three months of the year. Bank of America said Tuesday that it generated $7.3 billion.
It was a tale of two stories for Netflix according to Wall Street analysts. While the company posted first-quarter revenue that beat estimates, it also warned that it expected light second-quarter guidance. Shares of the streaming giant plunged 9 percent in extended hours trading after the report but by Wednesday morning had pared those losses
Morgan Stanley posted profit and revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations on better-than-expected results in wealth management and fixed-income trading. The bank generated $2.4 billion in first-quarter profit, or $1.39 per share, according to a Wednesday release, compared with the $1.17 estimate of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Morgan Stanley’s revenues of $10.3 billion beat the $9.94
PepsiCo on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts’ expectations. Shares of the company rose less than 1 percent in premarket trading following the announcement. Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv: Earnings per share: 97 cents, adjusted, vs. 92
Bank of America beat analysts’ estimates for profit as it cut expenses more than expected and posted a 25% surge in earnings at its consumer banking division. The bank said first quarter profit rose 6% to $7.3 billion, or 70 cents a share, according to a Tuesday release, exceeding analysts’ estimate of 66 cents a
Johnson & Johnson‘s mounting legal costs ate into its first-quarter profits, which dropped 14% as it fights thousands of lawsuits over its talc baby powder and shelled out almost $400 million to settle 25,000 cases over its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto. Still, the health company on Tuesday reported better-than-expected earnings, and its shares rose 2%.
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit and garnered tens of billions of new investor cash as global financial markets rebounded from a volatile fourth quarter. Net income attributable to BlackRock fell to $1.05 billion, or $6.61 per share, in the three months ended March 31, from $1.09 billion, or $6.68
Citigroup is scheduled to report quarterly results later on Monday. Here’s what Wall Street is expecting from the banking giant: Earnings: $1.80 per share expected by Refinitiv Revenue: $18.634 billion forecast Fixed-income, currencies and commodities (FICC) trading revenue: $3.05 billion expected by StreetAccount Equities trading: $930 million Investment banking revenue: $1.2 billion forecast Net interest
Wells Fargo reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Friday, sending the stock higher in the premarket. Here’s how the company’s results compared to Wall Street’s expectations: Earnings: $1.20 per share vs $1.09 per share expected by Refinitiv Revenue: $21.609 billion vs $21.012 billion forecast Shares of Wells Fargo traded 2.1% higher on the news. The company’s
PNC Financial Services posted a 2.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday as the U.S. regional bank earned more interest income. The bank’s net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.20 billion, or $2.61 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.17 billion, or $2.43 per share, a year earlier.
Delta Air Lines posted first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations for both profit and revenue. “Demand for Delta’s product has never been stronger,” President Glen Hauenstein said in a statement announcing the earnings. “With our customer-focused commercial initiatives delivering strong customer loyalty and top-line momentum, we now expect full-year revenue growth of five
Quraterly earnings for the S&P 500 are expected to decline for the first time since the second quarter of 2016, even though the index is just 2% from its historic high. First-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 are projected to decline 2.5% from last year, according to Refinitiv consensus estimates. Stocks up with earnings down?
Shares of Levi Strauss & Co. rose in extended trading Tuesday after the world’s biggest jeans seller reported its first quarterly earnings since its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange last month. For the first quarter, Levi said it swung to earnings of $146.6 million, or 37 cents per share, from a
The prolonged grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets forced American Airlines on Tuesday to cut its revenue guidance for the first quarter. The company reduced its total expected revenue per seat mile, a key industry measure of performance, to flat to up to 1% from its previous guidance of flat to up to 2%. The
It’ll be a bad sign for the market if J.P. Morgan Chase’s stock doesn’t rally when it reports earnings next week, Jim Cramer said Thursday. J.P. Morgan is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before the market opens on April 12. Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” said the bank has been a “lead dog” of
Constellation Brands said strong beer sales helped it to beat Wall Street’s expectations for its fiscal fourth-quarter as it positions itself to adapt to changing consumer tastes. Shares of the Corona and Modelo beer producer rose as much as 3 percent before losing those gains in premarket trading Thursday. The stock has a market value
GameStop on Tuesday warned of a potential first-quarter loss as the world’s largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores. Shares of the company fell 7.52 percent to $9.34 in extended trading after GameStop also reported quarterly revenue below analysts’ estimates. GameStop has struggled in the face
Airline stocks jumped Tuesday after Delta Air Lines said record performance and healthy demand drove the carrier to raise its earnings and revenue guidance for the first quarter. Delta’s shares jumped 4.6 percent while United and American rose 3.8 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit and Alaska Air Group were all trading
Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts’ expectations and lowered its forecast for 2019 in what CEO Stefano Pessina called the “most difficult” quarter since acquiring European drugstore chain Alliance Boots in late 2014. The company now expects full-year earnings for 2019 to be roughly flat, compared with its previous forecast
Shares RH, the company formerly known as Restoration Hardware, plunged nearly 19 percent Friday morning after it cut its 2019 forecast, suggesting that the company’s new strategy will take longer to pay off than originally expected. Late Thursday, RH posted its fiscal fourth-quarter results, which were mixed as revenue fell short of expectations. The high-end
DowDuPont cut its forecast for first-quarter sales on Thursday, citing the impact of U.S. Midwest floods on its agri business as well as weakness in its packaging and specialty plastics division. Record floods have devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt across Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and several other states, idling ethanol plants, slowing
Accenture on Thursday raised its full-year profit forecast after reporting better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, benefiting from its investments in digital and cloud services. The consulting and outsourcing services provider’s shares rose 4 percent before the opening bell. Much of Accenture’s recent growth has been driven by digital and cloud services, which include everything from managing clients’
Apparel maker PVH on Wednesday forecast full-year adjusted profit and sales above Wall Street expectations, banking on higher demand for its Tommy Hilfiger branded apparels and accessories. Shares of the Calvin Klein owner, which also reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter sales and profit, rose 10 percent after the bell. The New York-based company has been giving lesser
Lululemon beat on the top and bottom line for its fourth-quarter earnings released Wednesday. Here’s what the retailer reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv: Earnings per share: $1.85 per share, vs. $1.74 per share Revenue: $1.167 billion, vs. $1.151 billion Same store sales: increased 17
Southwest Airlines shares slipped 1 percent in premarket trading on Wednesday after the low-cost carrier trimmed its revenue forecast following the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max planes. The Dallas-based airline expects its revenue per available seat mile, a key industry metric of how much an airline generates for each seat it flies a mile,
Lennar, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder, on Wednesday posted a 76.1 percent jump in quarterly profit, as easing mortgage rates boosted homebuyer appetite. Net income attributable to Lennar rose to $239.9 million, or 74 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Feb.28, from $136.2 million, or 53 cents per share, a year earlier. Total revenue
Shares of Canadian pot company Cronos slid by more than 5 percent Tuesday after reporting disappointing fourth-quarter revenue. In the quarter, Cronos’ sales totaled 5.6 million Canadian dollars ($4.2 million), up from CA$1.6 million ($1.2 million) in the same period last year and calculated based on today’s exchange rates. Yet that figure was still well