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Johnson & Johnson Beats Estimates; Lowers Guidance

The pharmaceuticals business of income choice Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ - $130.13) helped drive sales growth for the latest quarter, but the health-products giant's U.S. consumer business continued to struggle. Total sales for the second period rose 11% from a year ago to $20.83 billion above analysts' estimates of $20.39 billion. Sales in the pharmaceuticals division… Continue reading Johnson & Johnson Beats Estimates; Lowers Guidance

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JPMorgan Chase Beats Estimates

New York money-center bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM - $107.58) said second quarter earnings came in at $2.29 a share, up from $1.82 during the same period last year and seven cents better than consensus. Profit was reported at $8.32 billion, an 18% increase, the highest ever for the company. Total revenue was $27.75 billion, up from $25.73 billion in… Continue reading JPMorgan Chase Beats Estimates

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Delta Posts Record Revenues; Hikes Dividend

Atlanta’s Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL - $50.42) reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that were better-than-expected. Adjusted earnings were $1.77 per share, up from $1.64 a year earlier and the Street estimate of $1.72. Revenue for the period was reported at $11.78 billion, up almost 10% from last year and topping forecasts for $11.73 billion. Total unit revenues excluding refinery sales increased… Continue reading Delta Posts Record Revenues; Hikes Dividend

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Harris Wins NGA Contracts

 Technology and advanced communications provider Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS - $145.67) has been awarded three IDIQ contracts with ceilings totaling $1.5 billion to provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) with geospatial data services for up to 10 years. Melbourne Florida’s Harris will create, manage and disseminate high-quality geospatial-intelligence information for use by the U.S. intelligence… Continue reading Harris Wins NGA Contracts