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Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) on Wednesday reported a profit for the second quarter that was flat with last year as strong revenue growth was more than offset by one-time charges. Revenues for the quarter beat analysts' expectations and reflects higher revenues from the company's oil and gas business. The...

LiqTech International Inc. (LIQT) announced that it has priced a registered firm commitment underwritten public offering of 6.96 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $1.50. In addition, LiqTech has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 1.04 million additional...

Fiber optic connectors and interconnect systems maker Amphenol Corp. (APH) reported Wednesday a profit for the second quarter that grew from last year, reflecting double-digit revenue growth amid improvement across nearly all its served end markets. Both adjusted earnings per share and quarterly sales...

MeetMe Inc. (MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, announced Wednesday that is has priced an underwritten public offering of 5 million shares of its common stock at an offering price of $2.00 per share, for gross proceeds of about $10 million. MeetMe has also granted the underwriters...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) Wednesday announced successful results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II trial of VGX-3100 in women with biopsy-proven cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2/3 or CIN2/3 associated with human papillomavirus or HPV types 16 or 18. Treatment...

SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) Wednesday reported that its second-quarter net income was $82.8 million compared with $83.49 million last year. Earnings per share grew to $0.48 from $0.47 last year. Revenues increased to $318.81 million from $274.57 million a year ago. Revenue growth was primarily driven...

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, has appointed Sunil Agarwal, M.D. as its Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, effective August 25. In this role, Dr. Agarwal will provide strategic...

Knight Transportation Inc.(KNX) said that its net income attributable to the company for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 rose to $25.76 million or $0.31 per share from $18.94 million or $0.24 per share in the same quarter last year. On average, 19 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the...

Railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported a 21 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year on higher traffic volume. Earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations. Wick Moorman, CEO of Norfolk Southern said, "Norfolk Southern delivered...

Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B. de C.V. (KOF) said that its second-quarter net income attributable to equity holders of the company dropped to 2.679 billion Mexican pesos from 2.807 billion pesos in the same quarter last year. Earnings per share was 1.29 pesos down from 1.37 pesos last year. Reported total...

Private equity funds controlled by Blackstone Group LP (BX) has agreed to buy a majority stake in auto-repair shop chain Service King Collision Repair Centers from Carlyle Group LP (CG). The deal is expected to close during the third quarter. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dallas,...

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX) or Bladex, a Panama-based supranational bank established by the central banks of Latin-American and Caribbean countries to promote foreign trade finance and economic integration in the Region, announced that its net income attributable to the company...

Conmed Corp. (CNMD) reported that its second quarter net income declined to $9.53 million or $0.34 per share, from $10.26 million or $0.37 per share in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings per share increased 9.3% to $0.47 compared to $0.43 in the prior year period. Analysts polled by Thomson...

Bank holding company Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (HCBK) Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that declined as interest income dwindled. Earnings, however, beat analysts' estimates by a penny. For the 3-month period, net earnings decreased to $39.2 million or $0.08 per share, from $48.7 million...

Ryder System, Inc. (R) Wednesday reported that its second-quarter net earnings rose to $75.4 million or $1.41 per share from $62.2 million or $1.19 last year. Comparable earnings per share from continuing operations was $1.44. On average, 14 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company...