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LyondellBasell Profits and Revenue Rise

Netherlands's LyondellBasell Industries N.V (NYSE: LYB - $86.03) reported a 5.4% rise in third-quarter profit as revenue increased. The chemicals and oil refining company earned a $1.11 billion, or $2.85 a share, compared with $1.06 billion, or $2.67, for the same period last year. Analysts were predicting $2.70. Sales rose to $10.16 billion from $8.52 billion and also exceeded Street expectations… Continue reading LyondellBasell Profits and Revenue Rise

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ON Semiconductor Beats Street Estimates

Power and data management component provider ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: ON - $14.62) announced that total revenue in the third quarter was $1.54 billion up approximately 11% compared to revenue in third quarter of 2017 and about 6% from this year’s second quarter. Adjusted earnings per share were seven cents ahead of Street estimates to $0.57… Continue reading ON Semiconductor Beats Street Estimates

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Colgate Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

Shares of New York-based Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL - $60.02) are trading lower by about 6% in today’s market after the consumer products company reported third-quarter revenue that missed expectations. Net income for the quarter totaled $523 million down from $607 million last year. Adjusted earnings were $0.72 vs. $0.73 a year ago and in line with consensus.… Continue reading Colgate Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

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Total’s Quarterly Income Jumps

French oil major Total SA (NYSE: TOT - $58.02) said third-quarter net profit rose 48% from last year, supported by higher oil prices with Brent crude around $75/bbl. Sales also improved to $54.7 billion from $43.04 billion. Adjusted net profit rose to $3.96 billion, slightly over analyst expectations of $3.89 billion, thanks to strong performance from the exploration and production… Continue reading Total’s Quarterly Income Jumps