Earnings


Sears: 4Q Sales Drop But It Expects a Profit

Sears Holdings Corp. says sales dropped during the critical fourth quarter, but the ailing retailer expects to earn a profit, helped by a windfall from U.S. tax reform. Sears, which…

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American Airlines Sees Profits Fall in 4Q

American Airlines reported Thursday that fourth-quarter profit slipped 11 percent as higher costs for fuel and labor offset rising revenue. The world’s biggest airline also predicted that 2018 earnings would…

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American Express Posts $1.2B Loss Due to New Tax Law

Credit-card company American Express posted a $1.2 billion loss in its latest quarter after booking large one-time charges related to the new tax law. The company also announced it would…

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Tesla Swings to $671M loss on Model 3 Delays

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. swung to a $671 million loss in the third quarter as it struggled to ramp up production of its new Model 3 small car. The loss,…

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Aetna 3Q Profit Soars, Issues Strong Forecast

Aetna trumped third-quarter earnings expectations and raised its 2017 forecast again, even as the health insurer’s withdrawal from the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces contributed to a revenue miss. The…

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Pfizer Beats 3Q Net Forecasts on Lower Charges, Higher Sales

Pfizer doubled its third-quarter profit, thanks to slightly higher sales, lower one-time charges and reduced spending on production and administration. The drug giant edged past Wall Street’s profit expectations and…

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UnitedHealth Beats 3Q Forecasts, Helped by Optum Growth

UnitedHealth Group’s third-quarter earnings soared 26 percent to beat Wall Street expectations as the nation’s largest health insurer sold more coverage to retirees and continued to grow its business outside…

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