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Diversified industrial company Ingersoll-Rand Plc (IR) on Wednesday reported a 10 percent decline in profit for the first quarter from last year, as higher revenues and margins were more than offset by an increase in provision for income taxes. Looking ahead, the company forecast earnings for the...

Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) reported Wednesday a profit for the second quarter that increased from last year, reflecting higher revenues and improved profitability. However, both adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues missed analysts' expectations. The company also...

LG Household & Health Care Ltd., a South Korean cosmetics and beverages company, is considering a bid for U.S. cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden Inc. (RDEN), according to several reports. LG Household & Healthcare reportedly said it has identified Elizabeth Arden as a potential takeover target and...

Fiber optic connector maker Amphenol Corp. (APH) Wednesday reported a higher first-quarter profit, reflecting growth in sales. Earnings per share, as well as revenues topped analysts' expectations. For the first quarter, net income attributable to the company increased to $158.48 million or $0.98...

Natus Medical Inc. (BABY) reported rise in first-quarter net income to $6.3 million, or $0.19 per share, from $3.4 million, or $0.11 per share, in the first quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP earnings per share were $0.26 per share, up 73% from $0.15 per share last year. Quarterly revenue was $85.6 million,...

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (RR.L, RYCEY.PK) Wednesday announced signing of an agreement worth $400 million with Azul Brazilian Airlines for rendering TotalCare engine service support. Pursuant to this, Azul will operate six Airbus A330-200 and five Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft powered by Trent 700...

Brinker International Inc. (EAT) on Wednesday reported an 8 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting higher comparable store sales and improved operating margins. The restaurant chain's earnings for the quarter beat analysts' estimates, but revenues missed their expectations. Dallas,...

Non-alcoholic beverage maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS) reported Wednesday a profit for the first quarter that surged 46 percent from last year, reflecting improved operating margins and sales growth amid increased sales volumes. Both core earnings per share and quarterly sales topped analysts'...

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (ASR) or ASUR said that its first-quarter of 2014 net income increased by 30.37% to Ps.634.38 million from Ps.486.61 million in the prior year quarter. Earnings per ADS was $1.6198, compared with $1.2425 in the same quarter last year. This increase resulted...

NuStar Energy L.P. (NS) reported first-quarter distributable cash flow from continuing operations available to limited partners of $77.9 million, or $1.00 per unit, compared to $57.1 million, or $0.73 per unit, previous year. Net income applicable to limited partners was $28.1 million, or $0.36 per unit,...

GOLDCORP INC. (G.TO, GG) Wednesday said it's final offer for all the issued and outstanding shares of Osisko Mining Corp.(OSK.TO) expired at 11:59 p.m. on April 22, 2014. All the Osisko shares deposited to the offer will be returned to it's shareholders. In addition, the company said it will withdraw...

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH) Wednesday said first-quarter net income increased to $13.65 million from $11.08 million. Net income per unit rose to $0.32 from $0.26. On average, 6 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings of $0.34 per share. Analysts estimates typically exclude special...

Gentex Corp. (GNTX), the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automotive automatic-dimming rearview mirrors, automotive electronics, dimmable aircraft windows, and fire protection products, reported that its net income for the first quarter of 2014 was $68.6 million, up 51% compared with net income...

Daystar Technologies, Inc. (DSTI) Wednesday said an unauthorized 8-K was filed on behalf of Mark Lorne Roseborough. In the boards' current possession, a copy of an email dated April 4, Michael Matvieshen, past senior consultant of company, stated that Matvieshen was going to pay for and file on...

Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) on Wednesday reported a 35 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year, reflecting strong growth in commission and transaction fees amid increased trading activity. Both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts'...