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Forest products company Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) posted higher first-quarter 2014 net earnings attributable to common shareholders of $183 million, or $0.31 a share, compared with $144 million, or $0.26 a share, last year. On average, 11 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings per share of...

German automotive supplier Continental AG (CTTAY.PK) reported that its first-quarter 2014 sales grew by 4.4% year-on-year to around 8.4 billion euros, and adjusted EBIT was up nearly 20% to about 953 million euros. The company said all of its five divisions contributed to its good start to the year....

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s (HMC) fourth-quarter consolidated net income attributable to the company advanced by 125.1% to 170.51 billion yen, or $1.66 billion, from 75.75 billion yen reported last year. For the fiscal fourth quarter, basic net income per share attributable to Honda...

As per media reports, Nokia Corp. (NOK) will announce Rajeev Suri as the company's next CEO, on Tuesday. He is currently the CEO of Nokia Solutions and Networks. Rajeev Suri Joined Nokia in 1995, and has held numerous executive level positions in the company. At Nokia Solutions and Networks, Rajeev...

Advertising giant WPP Plc's (WPP.L, WPPGY) first-quarter 2014 reported revenues grew by 1.5% at 2.57 billion pounds in sterling, up 8.7% at $4.26 billion in dollars and up 4.5% at 3.10 billion in euros. During the first quarter, revenues in constant currency advanced by 9.6%, reflecting the continuing...

Electrolux (0MDT.L, 0GQ1.L, ELUXY.PK) reported that its first-quarter income to equityholders of the parent company increased to SEK 431 million from SEK 361 million, previous year. Earnings per share was SEK 1.50, compared to SEK 1.26. Excluding items affecting comparability, earnings per share was...

Dutch telecommunication firm Royal KPN NV (KPN, KKPNY.PK, KKPNF.PK) reported a sharp plunge in first-quarter 2014 net profit to 3 million euros, from last year's 152 million euros. The firm clocked quarterly revenues of 2.0 billion euros, down 8.2%, versus the prior-year figure of 2.175 billion euros....

Swedish automaker AB Volvo (VOLVY.PK) posted first-quarter 2014 income attributable to equity holders of the parent company of 1.08 billion Swedish kronor, or 0.53 kronor per share, compared with a negative 304 million kronor, or 0.15 kronor per share, last year. Quarterly net sales reached 65.6 billion...

Arcadis (ARCAY.PK), a pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, said first-quarter net revenues totaled 462 million euros compared to 466 million euros in the prior year. Revenues saw adverse currency effects of 4 percent, impacting overall development. Organic growth was 2 percent, despite...

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB or SEB (SVKEF.PK, SKVKY.PK), a Sweden-based bank, reported Friday that its first-quarter operating profit increased 31 percent to 4.9 billion Swedish kroner from last year's 3.7 billion kroner. Operating income amounted to 10.4 billion kroner, 9 percent higher than...

Michael Dell is likely to trim his portfolio by selling his corporate gardening company ValleyCrest to KKR-backed Brickman, The Financial Times reported. A deal, which is not certain, may fetch around $1 billion. ValleyCrest is owned by MSD Capital, Dell's family investment office, which acquired...

Technicolor (THNRF.PK, TCLRY.PK), a technology-driven media and entertainment company based in France, Friday reported first-quarter group revenues of 744 million euros compared to 775 million euros in the prior year. Group revenues, excluding legacy activities, fell 1.7 percent to 738 million euros...

The Federal Housing Finance Agency or FHFA, as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Thursday announced a settlement with Barclays Bank PLC (BARC.L, BCS), related companies and some individuals for $280 million. The settlement resolves claims, in two lawsuits, alleging violations of federal...

VCA Antech, Inc. (WOOF), an animal healthcare company, Thursday reported first-quarter earnings that met Wall Street expectations, even as revenue missed estimates. The company reaffirmed the annual guidance provided in February. Net income attributable to VCA Antech improved to $34.04 million from...

Medical devices maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) reported Thursday a profit for the first quarter that plunged from last year, which included a hefty gain related to ongoing U.S. Andersen patent litigation. However, adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly revenues...