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Dollar General Corp. (DG) announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 31, 2014, unless further extended In addition, Dollar General intends to file today...

Research-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc.'s (ABBV) third-quarter net earnings fell to $506 million, or $0.31 per share, from $964 million, or $0.60 per share, last year. Adjusted earnings per share, excluding intangible asset amortization expense and other specified items, were $0.89. On average,...

Moog Inc. (MOG_A, MOG_B) reported that its third-quarter 2014 net earnings more than doubled to $40.25 million from last year's $15.63 million, with earnings per share improving to $0.93 from $0.34 in the previous year. In the fourth quarter, Aircraft Controls sales of $283 million increased 3% from...

Electricity & Natural Gas Supplier Pepco Holdings, Inc. (POM) Friday reported a decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by impairment loss of Pepco Energy Services, PES, long-lived assets. Profit, however, beat analysts expectations but revenues missed them. Net income declined to $79 million or $0.31...

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Friday reported higher earnings for the third quarter, as operating revenues rose by 9 percent year-over-year. Net income allocated to common stockholders increased to $48.1 million or $0.57 per share from $41 million or $0.47 per share last year. On average, 15 analysts...

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR) reported third-quarter net income of $168 million or $1.20 per share, compared to $94 million or $0.65 per share, last year. On average, 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.74 for the quarter. Analysts'...

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) reported fourth-quarter income of $167 million or $1.23 per share, compared to $175 million or $1.28 per share, in the fourth quarter of last year. Net income from continuing operations for the latest fourth quarter was $173 million or $1.27 per share, down from $175 million...

Aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. (BA) finalized an order for 30 737 MAX 8s aircraft from Monarch Airlines that is worth more than $3.2 billion at current list prices. The order, originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July when Monarch selected Boeing as its preferred...

Engineering and manufacturing company ITT Corp. (ITT) reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that plummeted from last year, due to the impact in 2013 of a significant tax benefit. However, adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations topped analysts' expectations, while quarterly...

Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) posted higher net income of $55.7 million, or $1.40 per share, for the third quarter 2014, versus $40.0 million, or $0.98 per share, for the third quarter of 2013. On average, 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.30 for the...

Dominion Resources Inc. (D) reported that its third-quarter earnings declined to $529 million or $0.90 per share, from $569 million or $0.98 per share for the same period in 2013. Operating earnings for the quarter decreased to $545 million or $0.93 per share, from last year's $583 million or $1.00...

Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) Friday reported a plunge in its second-quarter earnings to $4.9 million or $0.04 per share from $86.3 million or $0.70 per share last year. The company completed a debt refinancing that resulted in a $107.1 million charge or $0.59 per share in the latest quarter. Excluding...

ITT Corp. (ITT) reported that its third-quarter net income attributable to company plunged to $80.3 million or $0.86 per share from $430.7 million or $4.69 per share in the prior-year quarter. Earnings from continuing operations decreased to $0.87 per share from $4.71 per share last year, reflecting...

Moneygram International Inc. (MGI), money transfer company, reported that net loss for its third quarter ending September 30, 2014 was $3.0 million or $0.05 per share, compared to net income of $22.5 million or $0.31 per share in the same quarter last year. The company reported EBITDA of $44.5 million,...

Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) reported higher net income of $77.8 million, or $0.93 per share for fiscal 2014 fourth quarter, compared with $35.7 million, or $0.40 per share, last year. The recent quarter's results were hurt by a combined $2.4 million after-tax pension curtailment and pension settlement charge...