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Apollo Education Group Inc (APOL), a for-profit education provider, Tuesday reported a higher fourth-quarter profit due to lower restructuring and other expenses. Meanwhile revenues slipped as student enrollments at its University of Phoenix continued to wane. Earnings for the quarter topped Wall Street...

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) said Tuesday that its Board of Directors has elected David Stover as President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Charles Davidson as CEO. Stover's election is consistent with the management succession plan disclosed in April when it was announced that Davidson would...

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG) reported net income for the third quarter of $32.5 million or $1.08 per share, compared to $22.7 million or $0.73 per share for the year-ago quarter. Income from continuing operations for the third quarter was $32.4 million or $1.08 per diluted share, compared to...

IHS Inc. (IHS) said Tuesday that ti plans to offer $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 in a private placement transaction. The company said it plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of the notes to repay all amounts outstanding under its existing $250 million...

Pentair Ltd. (PNR), a water and filtration-system provider, Tuesday reported a swing to loss in the third quarter from a profit last year, hurt by a hefty impairment charge related to its exit from Water Transport business in Australia. Pentair reported a third-quarter loss of $186.0 million or $0.95...

Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) reported net income for the third quarter of 24.7 million or $0.47 per share, compared to $23.3 million or $0.44 per share for the year-ago quarter. Income from continuing operations for the third quarter was $24.6 million or $0.47 per share, compared to $24.7 million...

Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (GPK) Tuesday reported an increase in profit for the third quarter, after a significant drop in operating costs masked effects of lower sales. However, shares of the packaging maker fell seven percent after its earnings and revenues for the quarter fell short of Wall Street...

Reinsurance Group of America, Inc. (RGA) said Tuesday that it has executed agreements to buy all of the stock of Aurora National Life Assurance Co., a life insurance subsidiary of Swiss Re. Aurora, which is part of Swiss Re's Admin Re business in the U.S., has about 82,000 policies in force and statutory...

Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) Tuesday reported a smaller profit for the third quarter, hurt mainly by lower revenues, even as the motorcycle maker's earnings trumped Wall Street's expectations reflecting strong motorcycle sales, especially in key U.S. market. Shares of the company are currently trading...

Temporary-staffing and recruitment company ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) on Tuesday reported a 38 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting higher revenues in America as well as Europe and the absence of restructuring charges. Earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts'...

Chemical company EI DuPont De Nemours & Co. (DD) said that it has complied at all times with applicable laws in its development and commercialization of HFO-1234yf, and it plans to defend vigorously against the European Commission's allegations and preliminary conclusions. This is one step in a long...

Water heating equipments and electric motor manufacturer A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS) reported Tuesday a profit for the third quarter that increased from last year, reflecting improved sales across regions. Adjusted earnings per share topped analysts' expectations by two cents, while quarter net sales missed...

Industrial equipment maker Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Tuesday reported higher third-quarter profit, reflecting increased revenues and margin expansion. The company also lifted its earnings outlook for full year 2014. For the quarter, net income increased to $531 million or $1.34 per share from...

CEL-SCI Corp. (CVM), a late-stage oncology company, Tuesday said it has agreed to sell common stock and warrants in a registered direct offering to European investors at a combined price of $0.76 for aggregate gross proceeds of a little over $1 million. For every four shares sold, the company will...

Casual dining restaurants operator Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) reported Tuesday a profit for the fourth quarter that increased from last year, reflecting revenue growth amid increases in comparable restaurant sales and traffic. Adjusted earnings per share matched analysts' expectations, while quarterly...