Dow Chemical shares rise as profit, sales beat forecasts
Shares of Dow Chemical(DOW)rallied 4.2% in premarket trade Wednesday after the chemical company reported adjusted third-quarter earnings per share of 72 cents, up from 50 cents a year ago, and above the FactSet consensus analyst estimate of 67 cents.
Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical
company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of
novel protein therapeutics for cancer and rare diseases, today announced
it will host and webcast an online educational seminar on chronic kidney
disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) with Ravi Thadhani, M.D.,
M.P.H. Acceleron and its collaboration partner, Celgene, are conducting
phase 2 clinical trials of sotatercept in patients with end-stage renal
disease with mineral and bone disorder.
Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of rigid
packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, today
reported third quarter 2014 net income of $83.3 million, or $1.31 per
diluted share, as compared to third quarter 2013 net income of $77.2
million, or $1.21 per diluted share.
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Core EPS (non-GAAP)* rose 19 percent to $2.14 on strong operating performance; GAAP EPS of $1.86 Revenue increased 7 percent to $23.8 billion reflecting higher deliveries
Backlog grew to a record $490 billion with over 5,500 commercial airplane orders Solid operating cash flow before pension contributions* of $1.7 billion Repurchased 8 million shares for $1 billion 2014 Core EPS guidance increased $0.20 to between $8.10 and $8.30 CHICAGO , Oct.
Positive Momentum Continues in Insulation and Composites; Roofing Achieved Commercial Objectives, Margins Impacted by Lower Pricing - Insulation delivered 13th consecutive quarter of EBIT growth
- Composites grew earnings by 50 percent on positive price trends - Roofing restored its historical market position; prices stabilized late in the quarter - Weaker outlook for roofing market shipments in the second half creates $15 million of downside risk to prior adjusted EBIT guidance TOLEDO, Ohio , Oct.
Rediff.com’s overall performance in the past two quarters signaled the
emergence of an internet media business model in which fee-based revenue
is the key driver and online advertising is in a supporting role.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) today reported net income of $1,471 million for
the third quarter of 2014, or $.78 per diluted common share, compared
with $1,468 million, or $.76 per diluted common share, in the third
quarter of 2013.
WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCIC) (the “Company”) today announced that
it has commenced an offer (the “Exchange Offer”) to exchange up to $50
million in aggregate principal amount of its 6.875% Senior Notes due
2021, and related guarantees, which have been registered under the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Exchange Notes”), for an equal
aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.875% Senior Notes due
2021, and related guarantees, which were issued in a private placement
(the “Private Notes”). The Private Notes and the Exchange Notes are
senior unsecured obligations of the Company and are guaranteed by
certain of the Company’s domestic, wholly-owned subsidiaries.
NICE recognized as a market leader, delivering real-time analytics based insights that are successfully used by leading organizations RA'ANANA, Israel , October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) announced today that it has been recognized by research firm Ovum as a leader in the Customer Interaction Analytics market.
Full House Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLL), a developer and manager of gaming
facilities throughout the country, today announced that the Company’s
Board of Directors has authorized management to initiate a process for
the sale of the Company.
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