• BMW beats second-quarter forecasts as new anti pollution rules dent rivals

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BMW reported a smaller-than-expected 6 percent decline in second quarter operating profit on Thursday while brushing off concerns about new anti-pollution rules and global trade tensions which caused rival Daimler to warn on profits.
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  • Aetna easily exceeds 2Q expectations

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Aetna is posting strong profit numbers, easily beating second-quarter expectations on Wall Street.
    The Hartford, Connecticut, health insurer on Thursday reported earnings of $1.21 billion, or $3.67 per share. Adjusted for non-recurring gains, profit was $3.43 per share, way above industry analyst projections for $3.07 per share, according to Zacks Investment Research.
    Revenue was $15.56 billion, also topping expectations for $15.46 billion.
    Shares of Aetna Inc. are up more than 3 percent this year.
    Portions of this story were generated by Automated Insights using data...
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  • Ryerson: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    8 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    CHICAGO - Ryerson Holding Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $17.5 million.
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  • A pick-up at the investment bank helped Barclays' second-quarter profits pop by 44%

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
    Barclays Q2 pre-tax profits rise 44%, while income climbs 10%.
    The bank had a strong performance at its investment bank and also benefitted from lower impairment costs.
    LONDON - Barclays reported a strong set of second-quarter results on Thursday, including solid numbers from its under-fire investment banking unit.
    Here are the top-line numbers from Barclays results for the three months to June:
    Income: Up 10% to £5.6 billion
    Pre-tax profit: Up 44% to £2 billion
    Costs: Down 3% to £3.3 billion
    Return on equity: 12.3%
    The return of volatility this year helped markets...
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