Earnings estimates

January 17, 2019 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Morgan Stanley on Thursday reported fourth-quarter results that came up short of analysts' expectations, hurt by difficulties in trading that impacted other Wall Street firms. The New York-based firm said it earned $1.53 billion, or 80 cents a share, up from a profit...
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FILE- In this July 9, 2018, file photo a customer makes a transaction at a Bank of America ATM at the company's headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 16, 2019 - 6:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America's fourth-quarter profits rose by 39 percent on an adjusted basis, the bank said Wednesday, helped by last year's steady rise in interest rates as well as a lower tax rate. The Charlotte-based banking giant said it earned $7.28 billion, or 70 cents a share. That's...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports financial results Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
January 15, 2019 - 6:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UnitedHealth's fourth-quarter earnings slid 16 percent from last year, when federal tax cuts helped the nation's largest health insurer, but the performance still came in well above analyst expectations. The company's fast-growing Optum segment helped stoke results, with...
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This Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo shows a Chase bank location in Philadelphia. JPMorgan Chase reports financial results Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 15, 2019 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s fourth quarter profits badly missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, caused by difficulties in the bank's bond-trading business. The nation's largest bank said it earned $7.07 billion in the last three months of the year, or $1.98 per share, up from $4...
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Chairwoman and CEO of General Motors Mary Barra is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 11, 2019 - 10:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. Shares jumped nearly 9 percent in midday trading. CEO Mary Barra also says the company doesn't foresee...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, Jim Craig, David Burke and Chris Rayner load generators as people buy supplies at The Home Depot in Wilmington, N.C. Home Depot Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Nov. 13. (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP, File)
November 13, 2018 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot breezed past all expectations in the third quarter and raised its annual profit expectations again as Americans plow money into their homes, even amid hints that the housing market is cooling. Comparable-store sales, a key indicator of a retailer's health, rose 4.8...
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Trader Vincent Napolitano, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Stocks are falling as energy companies are dragged lower by the continuing plunge in crude oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 09, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent...
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FILE- In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, file photo trader Robert Moran works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 9. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 09, 2018 - 9:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Friday as energy, technology and internet companies move lower. Crude oil is on track to drop for the tenth day in a row and is trading at its lowest price since March, leading to steep losses for oil companies in recent weeks. Stocks have fallen over the...
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FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo a customer removes her purchases from a CVS Pharmacy cart in Jackson, Miss. CVS Health Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
November 06, 2018 - 6:25 am
Lower taxes and a jump in prescriptions is helping push CVS Health past third-quarter expectations. The drugstore chain and pharmacy benefit manager said Tuesday that its net income climbed 8 percent to $1.39 billion, while adjusted earnings per share totaled $1.73. Revenue rose 2 percent to $47.27...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader Timothy Nick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 2. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 02, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Friday as a big loss from Apple drags technology companies lower and an increase in interest rates hurts high-dividend companies. The world's largest technology company forecast weak revenue and said it will stop disclosing quarterly iPhone sales. Apple is...
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