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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

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Gilead Sciences Misses Estimates; Reiterates Outlook

Shares of biotechnology firm Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD - $72.56) are falling about 5% in after hours trading following its report of first quarter sales and earnings that missed Wall Street’s expectations. Foster City, California-based Gilead reported a lower quarterly profit than last year as sales of its flagship hepatitis C drugs, fell by a… Continue reading Gilead Sciences Misses Estimates; Reiterates Outlook

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ON Semiconductor Posts First Quarter Results

ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ON - $22.08) manufacturer of power and data management semiconductors and standard semiconductor components reported total revenue in the first quarter of $1.38 billion, 4% below 2017’s first period. Adjusted revenue, was up about 7% compared to the first quarter of last year, which excluded the one-time impact from a change in… Continue reading ON Semiconductor Posts First Quarter Results

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LyondellBasell Posts Strong Earnings

Income candidate LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB – $106.67) reported revenue of $9.77 billion in the first quarter compared with $8.43 billion a year earlier. The analyst consensus was $9.43 billion. Adjusted earnings for the giant chemical and oil refining company was $1.2 billion, a 54% increase relative to the first quarter of last year and equal to $3.11 per share… Continue reading LyondellBasell Posts Strong Earnings