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Data storage solutions provider EMC Corp. (EMC) on Wednesday reported a slight increase in profit for the third quarter from last year on higher revenues. However, adjusted earnings per share missed analysts' estimates, while revenues beat their expectations. Looking ahead, EMC lowered its fiscal...

Advertising and marketing services provider Interpublic Group of Cos., Inc. (IPG) reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that nearly doubled from last year, reflecting improved operating margins, strong income of consolidated companies, and revenue growth. Earnings per share for the quarter...

Holiday sales this year are expected to grow 3.5 percent, according to Synchrony Financial (SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage. This estimate is in line with the 10-year historical average of 3.3 percent. Seasonally adjusted sales for November and...

Mylan Inc. (MYL) disclosed in a regulatory filing that Mylan Inc., New Moon B.V., a private limited liability company organized under the laws of the Netherlands or "New Mylan", Moon of PA Inc. or "Merger Sub", and Abbott Laboratories (ABT), reached an amendment in connection with pre-closing actions...

Composites and building materials company Owens Corning (OC) on Wednesday reported a 2 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting higher revenues and slightly lower expenses that helped offset an increase in one-time charges. Looking ahead, Owens Corning said that...

Nanosphere, Inc. (NSPH) Wednesday announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 40 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $0.50 per share. In connection with the offering, the company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to...

Regional bank Northern Trust Corp. (NTRS) reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that edged down from last year, despite revenue growth, reflecting higher non-interest expense and absence of a gain. Both earnings per share and quarterly revenues missed analysts' expectations. "Our financial...

Diversified industrial company Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd. (IR) on Wednesday reported a 76 percent surge in profit for the third quarter from last year on higher revenues and margins. Looking ahead, the company forecast earnings for the fourth quarter below analysts' estimates. The company also tightened...

Technology firm EMC Corp. (EMC) said Wednesday it will acquire most of Cisco Systems Inc.'s (CSCO) stake in joint venture VCE. EMC stated that Cisco and VMware will continue as strategic partners and investors, with Cisco having an approximately 10% equity interest in VCE. VCE sells high-end data...

Mace Security International Inc. (MACE) Wednesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Michigan based Nite Beams to market and sell co-branded Nite Beams products into 'Mace's' broad and diverse distribution network. Nite Beams manufactures LED lighted safety products all intended...

Full House Resorts Inc. (FLL), a developer and manager of gaming facilities throughout the country, announced that its board has authorized management to initiate a process for the sale of the Company. After its evaluation of strategic alternatives, the Board of Directors has determined that pursuing...

Samsung Electronics America and NOOK Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS), Wednesday announced the introduction of the 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK. This is a new large-screen version of the popular tablet that combines Samsung's technology and NOOK's content and reading experience....

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (HIIQ), a developer and administrator of affordable, cloud-based individual health insurance plans and ancillary products, said total approved applications received in the third quarter of 2014 increased 82 percent from last year. Core medical application count increased...

Frisch's Restaurants Inc. (FRS) reported that its net earnings in its fiscal 2015 first quarter ended September 23, 2014 increased to $2.62 million or $0.51 per share from $1.91 million or $0.38 per share in the comparable quarter last year. The increase in earnings was primarily due to higher restaurant...

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 third quarter of 2014 increased 30% to $72.3 million, from $55.5 million...