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Energy industry technology solutions provider FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) reported Tuesday a profit for the third quarter that surged from last year, reflecting double-digit revenue growth amid strong performance of subsea technologies and surface technologies segments. Both adjusted earnings per share...

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CBST) on Tuesday reported a turnaround to profit in the third quarter, reflecting double-digit revenue growth and lower expenses. Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates. Mike Bonney, CEO of Cubist said, "This was a strong...

First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, reported that its net income for the third quarter of 2014 dropped to $18.5 million, or $0.25 per share from $29.3 million, or $0.39 per share in the third quarter of 2013. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company...

Shares of iRobot Corp. (IRBT) soared more than 14 percent in extended trading on Tuesday after the robotics technology company raised its full-year 2014 outlook as results for the third quarter topped analysts' expectations. The company also reported a profit that nearly doubled from last year, reflecting...

LED and lighting products maker Cree, Inc. (CREE) on Tuesday reported a 64 percent decline in profit for the first quarter from last year, reflecting lower sales of LED products due to weaker than expected global demand. Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter missed analysts'...

Shares of Unisys Corp. (UIS) soared more than 21 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the information technology company reported results for the third quarter that significantly topped analysts' expectations. The company also reported a profit for the quarter compared to a loss last year, reflecting...

Theme park company Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX), Tuesday reported a lower third-quarter profit, hurt mainly by stock-based compensation expense, even as revenue climbed ahead of Wall Street estimates. The company raised its quarterly dividend by 11 percent to $0.52 per share. Six Flags shares...

Willbros Group, Inc. (WG) said Tuesday that Robert Harl has relinquished his CEO and Director positions ahead of his planned retirement from the company on January 2, 2015. Willbros said its Board of Directors has elected John McNabb, II Chief Executive Officer. McNabb, who joined the Willbros...

LPL Financial Holdings Inc (LPLA) said Tuesday its earnings for the third quarter would be hurt by steeper-than-expected charges related to regulatory matters. The company now expects regulatory matters-related charges of $23 million in the third quarter, $18 million more than anticipated and which...

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) said Tuesday that Google Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL) has decided not to exercise its previously issued purchase option to make an additional investment into Himax's subsidiary, Himax Display Inc. "Google continues to work closely with Himax as a strategic partner on future technologies...

German automaker Daimler AG said Tuesday that it has sold its 4% stake in U.S.-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA). Daimler said the stake sale will result in a cash inflow of around $780 million, which will be used to strengthen its operational business. The cooperation between...

American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) reported a third-quarter net loss to company of $5.85 million, compared to profit of $47.18 million, last year. Net loss per share to stockholders was $0.06, compared to profit of $0.45, a year ago. The company said the decrease in earnings as compared to the...

Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP, BHP.AX, BBL, BLT.L) Tuesday said its iron ore production for the September quarter increased 17 percent to 57.1 million tons. Copper production for the quarter dropped 3 percent to 389.4 thousand tons, while total petroleum production rose 7 percent to 67.4 million...

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR), an automated global electronic broker and market maker, reported third-quarter net income for stockholders of $3.2 million or $0.05 per share, compared to $16.5 million or $0.32 per share, last year. Loss per share on a comprehensive basis was $0.13 for the quarter...

Celestica Inc. (CLS.TO, CLS) reported net income for the third quarter of US$34.4 million or US$0.19 per share, compared to US$57.4 million or US$0.31 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the third quarter was US$47.2 million or US$0.26 per share, compared to...