FRANKFURT--The following is a summary of analysts' forecasts for AstraZeneca plc (AZN) fourth-quarter results, based on a poll of 11 analysts conducted by Dow Jones Newswires (figures in million dollars, EPS and dividend in dollar, target price in pence, according to IFRS). Earnings figures are scheduled to be released February 5.
Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy
efficiency and renewable
energy company, announced today that Mark Wilhelm has been named
Ameresco’s Corporate Director of Sustainability and Climate Neutrality
NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of platform-based systems that enable
engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering
challenges, today announced a new phasor measurement unit (PMU) hardware
platform for the NI Grid Automation System.
By John Revill
ZURICH--Irish building materials company CRH PLC (CRH) still has the firepower to make further acquisitions despite being close to spending 6.5 billion euros ($7.34 billion) for some of the assets belonging to cement makers Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd., CRH's chief executive said Monday.
By Josie Cox And Neil MacLucas
The Swiss franc tumbled to a two-week low against both the euro and the U.S. dollar Monday, with strategists pointing to a local media report that the Swiss National Bank is unofficially operating a currency corridor and intervening to stem the franc's rally.
By Michael Calia
Dennis "Chip" Wilson, the founder of yoga-apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc., said Monday that he has quit the company's board now that it is "back on track."
His resignation comes about six months after Mr.
Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for
mission-critical applications, has recently joined a new industrial
market group through its membership with AVnu
Alliance , the industry consortium driving open standards
deterministic networking through certification.
By William Watts, MarketWatch
Gold inflows strong in January, GLD leads the way
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures lost ground Monday, retreating as U.S. stocks looked to begin the week on a positive note, but remain up solidly for the year after posting the biggest monthly rise in three years in January.
The tablet market recorded its first year-over-year decline during the fourth quarter, as sales of Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) new iPad models grew at a slower-than-expected pace and Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) holiday sales fell 70% from 2013.
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