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French luxury goods company Kering SA (PPRUY.PK, PPRUF.PK) on Tuesday said its sales for the first quarter rose 11.4% to 2.65 billion euros from 2.38 billion euros a year ago. On a comparable basis, sales were up 0.6%. Sales at the company's luxury segment rose 10.9% from last year. Among brands,...

Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) on Tuesday reported a rise in profit for the first quarter despite lower revenues, as the motorcycle maker's bottom line was aided by lower expenses and reduced tax rate. Earnings for the period trumped Wall Street's expectations, but revenues fell short of estimates. Shares...

Homebuilder NVR, Inc. (NVR) reported net income for the first quarter of $39.1 million or $9.22 per share, compared to $23.8 million or $5.16 per share for the year-ago quarter. Consolidated revenues for the first quarter rose 18% to $957.75 million from $811.31 million a year ago. Analyst polled...

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) said Tuesday that it has appointed Board Chairman Ed Meyercord as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 19. Meyercord will be replacing Chuck Berger, who has resigned from his position and from the Board of Directors of Extreme Networks, effective...

Netflix-042115.jpg High-flying Netflix may have yet another hit on its hands, as the company has ordered a spin-off of the hugely popular Full House series. Fuller House will star Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, who played sisters D.J. Tanner and Stephanie Tanner, and D.J.'s bestie Kimmy Gibbler,...

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) announced that XALKORI (crizotinib) received Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA for the potential treatment of patients with ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer or NSCLC. Occurring in approximately one percent of NSCLC cases, ROS1-positive...

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) and Uber announced a new partnership that offers Capital One cardholders and Uber riders simple new ways to save. The partnership brings together the common focus that both companies have on creating products and experiences that seamlessly deliver value and make people's...

WorldTradeCentre-042115.jpg An incredible time-lapse video from the New York Times illustrates the growth of the Manhattan skyline over five centuries, as viewed from an elevator going to the top of the city's tallest building. From marshy fields dotted with tiny settlements...

TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) said it now expects first quarter 2015 non-GAAP net income to be approximately $0.13 per share, compared to its previously announced range of $0.06 to $0.12 per share. Revenue is expected to be about $329 million, compared to its previously announced range of $310 million to $330...

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO) said that it agreed to acquire WatchDox Ltd to further enhance BlackBerry's best-in-class mobile security and give enterprises unmatched control over their files even after data leaves the corporate network. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. WatchDox's technology...

Gainers: United Technologies Corp. (UTX) is up 1 percent to $118.01. The company's first quarter profit beat Street view, while net sales missed the consensus estimate. The company noted that it had a good start to the year, despite headwinds from a stronger U.S. dollar. Mylan N.V. (MYL) is gaining...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) announced a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mylan N.V. (MYL) in a transaction valued at $82.00 per Mylan share, with the consideration to be comprised of approximately 50 percent cash and 50 percent stock. Teva stated that its proposal provides...

Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) reported that net income for the first-quarter ended March 31, 2015 was $161.0 million, up 2% from $157.5 million in the same quarter of the previous year. Earnings per share were $1.05, up 3% compared to $1.02 for the first quarter last year. Sales for the first quarter increased...

Canada's second-largest railroad operator Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP, CP.TO) said its first-quarter net income rose to C$320 million or C$1.92 per share, from C$254 million or C$1.44 per share, in the prior-year quarter. Excluding significant items, quarterly adjusted earnings improved 59% to...

Wipro Ltd. (WIT) reported that its profit attributable to equity holders of the company for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 was 22.72 billion Indian rupees or $366 million, an increase of 2% from the last year's 22.27 billion rupees. Earnings per equity share was 9.21 rupees or $0.15, up from...

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