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  • Target's first-quarter profit falls 16%, misses estimates

    Target Corp., struggling to rebound from last year's hacker attack and a botched Canadian expansion, posted first-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates and cut its annual forecast. Net income fell 16% to $418 million, or 66 cents a share,...
  • Allergan profit beats estimates as Botox maker mulls Valeant bid

    Allergan profit beats estimates as Botox maker mulls Valeant bid
    Allergan Inc., the target of an unsolicited takeover bid by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., reported profit that beat analyst estimates as sales of its Botox treatment increased. First-quarter earnings, excluding one-time items, of $1.18 a...
  • Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast

    Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast
    Herbalife Ltd. shares were up about 2% on news that the company intended to cancel its dividend and use the money on a major repurchase of its shares. Michael O. Johnson, the company's chief executive and chairman, told analysts in a conference call...
  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year

    ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. posted better-than-expected results on Tuesday, and raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing strong sales of components to the auto industry. The Glenview-based diversified manufacturer, which makes everything from vehicle...
  • NBC turnaround, Olympics, Jimmy Fallon help lift Comcast earnings

    The NBC network is beleaguered no more. After nearly a decade in the ratings cellar, NBC is poised to finish the prime-time TV season in May in first place in the coveted advertising demographic of viewers aged 18 to 49.  February's coverage of the...
  • Lockheed profit surges 23%, beats estimates

    Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government's top contractor, said its first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, topping analysts' estimates even as federal budget cuts sapped sales. Net income from continuing operations rose to $933 million, or $2.87 a...
  • Wells Fargo first quarter profit jumps 14%, beating expectations

    Wells Fargo first quarter profit jumps 14%, beating expectations
    California's banking giant, Wells Fargo & Co., reported 14% higher first quarter earnings, powering well beyond Wall Street's expectations as declining loan losses and operating cost cuts offset the slowdown in mortgages at America's largest home lender. ...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • Economy adds 192,000 jobs; unemployment rate holds steady at 6.7%

    Economy adds 192,000 jobs; unemployment rate holds steady at 6.7%
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added a fairly solid number of new jobs in March as employers reverted to their average pace of hiring after the unusually harsh winter weather. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy created a net 192,000 new...
  • Strong sales help Hillshire Brands beat estimates

    Strong sales help Hillshire Brands beat estimates
    Hillshire Brands Inc. posted a much higher than expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by strong sales of items such as Jimmy Dean Delights breakfast sandwiches. Adjusted profit jumped nearly 35 percent to $97 million, or 46 cents per share, in...
  • Discovery First-Quarter Profit Flat As Overseas Activity Crimps Performance

    Discovery Communications said first-quarter net income was essentially flat despite a 22% increase in revenue as costs associated with assembling businesses overseas weighed on the company's bottom line. The Silver Spring, Md., owner of the TLC,...