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  • Deutsche Bank recommends buying shares of Qualcomm on the post-Q2 earnings weakness. The firm believes Qualcomm remains best positioned to benefit as LTE volumes grow significantly around the world. Deutsche ...

  • The iPhone maker pulls out all the stops to remain attractive, but time is running out, writes Jeff Reeves.

  • I've covered these dividend winners before, but you're not too late to get on board.

  • European stocks rebound on Thursday amid mergers and acquisitions excitement.

  • Banco Bradesco SA beat first-quarter profit and return on equity estimates on Thursday, even as Brazil's second-largest private-sector bank failed to stem a decline in interest income and significantly jumpstart loan disbursements. Offsetting those trends, Bradesco trimmed operating expenses to the lowest level in a year …

  • * First-quarter gold production rises 18 pct to 168,375 ounces April 24 (Reuters) - African Barrick Gold Plc reported a higher-than-expected 18 percent jump in first-quarter production, improved grades and a sharp cut in costs, pushing up the miner's shares as much as 7 percent on Thursday. African Barrick, which mainly …

  • AMD: Taking Baby Steps Towards Unlocking Value @ Seeking Alpha - 57 minutes ago

    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ( AMD ) reported a good first quarter, relative to where it was last year. Revenues growth and operating income are definitely things to cheer. But there is still a substantial ...

  • Dow Chemical: An Attractive Dividend Stock @ Seeking Alpha - 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    I find The Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) stock to be a good combination of value and growth dividend stock. DOW has compelling valuation metrics and strong earnings growth prospects. Furthermore, the company ...

  • 'Fast Money' Recap: Getting to the Core of Apple @ TheStreet.com - 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    The trading panel looked at Apple's earnings and how to trade the company now.

  • Unilever plc Drops As Emerging Markets Continue To Slow @ Motley Fool - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    But Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) "remains focused" on achieving profitable growth ahead of its markets.

  • Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-largest non-government lender, posted on Thursday recurring net income of 3.473 billion reais in the first quarter, slightly beating earnings estimates in a Reuters ...

  • Barclays to Post a Small Profit Decline on Fixed Income @ Bloomberg - 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    Barclays Plc (BARC) , the U.K.’s second-largest lender by assets, said it will post a “small reduction” in first-quarter pretax profit due to declining revenue at its investment bank’s fixed-income unit. The bank, which holds its annual general meeting in London today, said in a statement that its equities and investment-banking …

  • Royston Wild evaluates what Direct Line Insurance Group plc's (LON: DLG) transformation package is likely to mean for future earnings.

  • [$$] AstraZeneca Profit Hit by Generic Competition @ The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    AstraZeneca posted a 67% fall in first-quarter profit, below analysts' expectations, as sales of its best-selling drugs continued to be dented by generic competition.

  • Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook just bought himself more time to prove doubters wrong over the company's growth prospects. Apple reported surging sales of iPhones, with 43.7 million purchased in the fiscal second quarter after the handset became available through the world's largest wireless carrier, China …

  • Travis Perkins (LSE:TPK), Britain's No. 1 supplier of building materials, posted a strong rise in first quarter sales, benefiting from the upturn in building activity and the strength of housing transactions. They closed at 1,832 pence on Wednesday, valuing the business at 4.53 billion pounds.

  • Heineken returns to growth in Western Europe Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Heineken NV says it has returned to growth in its crucial Western Europe market in the first quarter, after a long period of stagnation. Organic sales — a figure which strips out the effects of currencies ...

  • Croda International Plc (CRDA), the world’s second-largest maker of cosmetic ingredients, signaled results in the current quarter will probably mirror the “modest” growth posted in the first three months of 2014. Croda, which makes the active ingredients used in moisturizers, crop chemicals and lubricants, said spending …

  • Thank you, Randy. And good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us on the call this afternoon regarding our first quarter 2014 results. With me today are Tony Crudele, our EVP, CFO; Steve Barbarick, ...

  • [$$] Unilever First-Quarter Sales Fall @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago

    Unilever reported a fall in first-quarter sales as currency weakness across emerging markets continued to weigh on its performance.

  • [$$] Pernod Sales Fall on China Gift Curbs @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago

    French beverage company Pernod Ricard SA said third-quarter sales fell as unfavorable currency swings and the continuing antigifting campaign in China continue to weigh.

  • Douglas C. Bryant Thank you, Randy. For the call today, I'll comment on 3 topics. First, the latest influenza season; second, progress with new products and product development; and third, a summary of ...

  • Pernod Ricard SA (RI) , the maker of Chivas Regal whisky and Absolut vodka, reported third-quarter sales that missed estimates as destocking in China continued to weigh on shipments to the region and as a later Easter delayed sales in Europe. Sales on an organic basis were unchanged in the three months through March, the …

  • Schneider Electric SA (ALO) , the world’s biggest maker of low- and medium-voltage equipment, reported first-quarter sales that beat analyst estimates, helped by acquisitions and demand in China and emerging markets. Analysts had forecast sales of 5.4 billion euros, according to the average of six estimates compiled by …

  • [$$] Cracks Are Appearing in Under Armour @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago

    Ahead of the Tape: Although Under Armour's plan to boost revenue by between 22% and 23% this year looks realistic, its valuation doesn't.

  • Delta Air Lines continued to cruise along financially, posting record first-quarter earnings and projecting better results ahead.

  • [$$] Boeing's Profit Slides on Pension Costs @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago

    Boeing said its first-quarter earnings fell 13% as costs tied to changes to its retirement plans masked the continued strong demand for its jetliners, which boosted core earnings.

  • [$$] Dr Pepper Snapple Profit Soars @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 hours ago

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. reported first-quarter profit rose 46%, helped by stronger sales and lower commodity costs.

  • Air Liquide SA (AI) , the world’s second-largest industrial gas company, reported a 1 percent increase in first-quarter sales as demand in Asia, Pacific and the Americas offset the impact of currency fluctuations. The average estimate in a Bloomberg survey of six analysts was 3.75 billion euros. Sales of gas and services, …

  • Two days after announcing a radical overhaul of its structure, Novartis posted first-quarter profit that beat expectations boosted by an exceptional gain from the sale of its blood transfusion test unit. The Swiss company said first-quarter net profit jumped 24 percent to $2.968 billion, beating the mean estimate of $2.7 …

  • [$$] Apple Boosts Buyback, Splits Stock to Reward Investors @ The Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago

    Apple, in a nod to restive shareholders, added $30 billion to its stock-buyback plan, raised its dividend about 8% and declared a 7-for-1 stock split, as it reported strong iPhone sales that defied expectations ...

  • [$$] Apple Cooks Up an Appetizer @ The Wall Street Journal - 5 hours ago

    A return to earnings growth should tide over Apple investors still waiting for new products.

  • Technip SA (TEC) , Europe’s largest oilfield-services provider by market value, said first-quarter profit fell 42 percent after starting a manufacturing facility in Brazil and completing projects in the Gulf of Mexico. Net income declined to 67.2 million euros ($93 million) in the first quarter from a restated 116.2 million …

  • Jerry Braakman, chief investment officer at First American Trust, says Apple and Facebook reported "great" results and owning technology stocks is still attractive.

  • Sandro DiNello Thank you, Paul, and thank you everyone for joining us today. In addition to Paul, also with me today are Lee Smith, our Chief Operating Officer; and Mike Flynn, our General Counsel. Let ...

  • Tom Fallon Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us on our first quarter 2014 conference call. With me on the call are Chief Financial Officer, Brad Feller; and President, Dave Welch. I will touch ...

  • Apple: What Do The Bears Say Now? @ Seeking Alpha - 6 hours ago

    After the bell on Wednesday afternoon, technology giant Apple ( AAPL ) reported its fiscal second quarter results. The company absolutely destroyed estimates, on the heels of a blowout iPhone number. In ...

  • 3 solid billion-dollar companies paying juicy dividends

  • Facebook Inc. (FB) was once mired in mobile-advertising doldrums. Mobile accounted for 59 percent of advertising revenue, up from almost nothing at the time of Facebook’s initial public offering in May 2012. The stock jumped as much as 6 percent in extended trading, adding to a rally that’s seen Facebook’s market value …

  • Qualcomm Disappoints But Remains Attractive @ Seeking Alpha - 6 hours ago

    Qualcomm ( QCOM ) was one of many tech companies to report earnings after the bell on Wednesday. Unlike Apple ( AAPL ), its earnings failed to impress Wall Street. While the company continues to be strongly ...

  • Apple's (AAPL) fiscal Q2 conference call is getting underway following a report a short while ago of revenue and earnings per share that easily topped consensus estimates, driven by sales of 43.7 million iPhones in the three months ended in March, and a forecast for Q3 below consensus. CEO Tim Cook said the revenue of …

  • Apple Hits A Home Run @ Seeking Alpha - 6 hours ago

    Apple ( AAPL ) reported quarterly earnings after the bell on Wednesday, and it was a very eventful quarter. In addition to strong operating and financial results, Apple redoubled its push to be friendlier ...

  • Thank you, Brett. Good evening. Thank you for joining us. We had a very positive first quarter with progress across multiple fronts; favorable economic conditions catalyzed retail engagement at levels ...

  • Mark Zuckerberg Thanks Deborah, and thanks everyone for joining today. This was a very busy quarter and a strong start to 2014. We continued to grow our community in size and engagement, with nearly 1.28 ...

  • Thank you. Good afternoon, everybody. Maury is on the line, but he is in a remote location, he's traveling today. So he is going to jump in and offer comments and help answer some questions in a couple ...

  • Tom Prescott Thanks, Shirley. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you all for joining us. On the call today, I’ll provide some highlights from our first quarter and briefly discuss the performance of our ...

  • Martin Anstice Thank you, Shanye and good afternoon everyone. I’ll start today’s call by sharing highlights from the quarter and then update you with a short commentary on the industry environment before ...

  • Peter Dameris Thank you, Ed. Good afternoon everyone. I would like to welcome everyone to the On Assignment 2014 first quarter earnings conference call. With Ed and me today are Rand Blazer, President ...

  • George A. Scangos Biogen Idec had an excellent start to 2014 with successful milestone accomplishments and solid financial performance. We secured approval for TECFIDERA in the EU, launched in Germany, ...

  • Mark Casady Thank you, Trap, and thank you everyone for joining today’s call. Today I’ll share insight into our first quarter performance and the industry trends supporting our growth. We wanted to provide ...

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