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Cerner Inks Deal with Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs announced a $10 billion, ten-year contract with health technology provider Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN - $61.34) for the VA to use off-the-shelf Cerner solutions to deliver veterans, transitioning service members and their care providers access to their medical history through a single electronic health record system. Using technology that has been… Continue reading Cerner Inks Deal with Veterans Affairs

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Deere Reports Strong Results; Raises Guidance

Shares of agriculture and construction machinery provider Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE - $155.25) rose 5.75% in today’s trading after it reported net income of $1.208 billion for the second quarter compared with $808.5 million last year. However, not factoring in adjustments, net income per share came in at $3.14 compared to $2.49 a year ago, while the Street… Continue reading Deere Reports Strong Results; Raises Guidance

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Applied Materials Delivers Record Results; Guides in Line with Estimates

Compared to the second quarter of last year, Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT - $53.96) grew net sales by 29%. The world's largest supplier of chip-making equipment said net sales rose to a record $4.57 billion from $3.55 billion and above the $4.47 billion anticipated by analysts. Applied benefited from chipmakers spending heavily to meet rising demand for… Continue reading Applied Materials Delivers Record Results; Guides in Line with Estimates

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Harris Wins Contract from India’s Airport Authority

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS - $156.22) has been selected to modernize India’s air traffic management communications infrastructure and support one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets, which is expected to double in size over the next 10 years. The Airports Authority of India, which owns and maintains 129 airports, awarded Harris a 15-year $141… Continue reading Harris Wins Contract from India’s Airport Authority

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Cerner Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

Shares of health care information technology provider Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN - $53.42) are falling about 8% in today’s trading following less-than-expected first quarter results. Revenue for the period was $1.293 billion, an increase of 3% compared to $1.260 billion in the first quarter of 2017, but below the $1.3 billion Wall Street was looking for. Adjusted earnings… Continue reading Cerner Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

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Harris Delivers Strong Profits; Outlook Raised

Melbourne, Florida’s Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS - $151.51) reported strong fiscal third quarter results with sales and orders growth. Total revenue for the period was $1.57 billion, up 5% compared with the prior year, with growth across all three segments led by Electronic Systems and Communication Systems. Earnings per share grew double digits to $1.67 from… Continue reading Harris Delivers Strong Profits; Outlook Raised

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CVS Beats Earning’s Estimates; Ups Guidance

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS - $66.01) reported earnings and guidance that topped Street forecasts while revenue missed. The drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager said first-quarter adjusted earnings were $1.48 per share, up from $1.17 a year earlier and above consensus for $1.40. CVS said revenue in the quarter came in at $45.7 billion, up from $44.5 billion during the same quarter a… Continue reading CVS Beats Earning’s Estimates; Ups Guidance