Among the earnings stories for Thursday, July 25, from AP Business News:
— Shares of Boston Scientific Corp. jumped after the medical device maker reported better-than-expected earnings from sales of its stents and other cardiovascular devices.
— Casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. said that it swung to a second-quarter loss, as the company took charges related to its pending acquisition of Ameristar Casinos.
— Shares of Silicon Laboratories Inc. fell after the chip maker said that its second-quarter net income fell 38 percent because of acquisition-related costs. The company also reported a revenue outlook for the current quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.
— Irish drugmaker Alkermes PLC's fiscal-first quarter earnings were down about 67 percent compared to last year, when the Irish drugmaker booked $20 million in intellectual property license revenue.