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German car giant Daimler AG (DDAIF.PK) reported Thursday that its third-quarter net profit climbed 49 percent to 2.82 billion euros from last year's 1.90 billion euros. Earnings per share improved to 2.56 euros from 1.72 euros a year ago. EBIT from ongoing business was 2.8 billion, significantly higher...

French advertising and communications company Publicis Groupe SA (PUBGY.PK, PGPEF.PK) recorded consolidated revenue of 1.75 billion euros for the third quarter of 2014, a 4.4% increase year-over-year, on a reported basis. Exchange rates negatively impacted revenue by 4 million euros between the prior-year...

Enea (EDTDF.PK) Thursday said its profit before tax for the third quarter rose to 24.3 million Swedish kronor from 19.9 million kronor in the year-ago period. For the quarter, net profit after tax was 18.8 million kronor, higher than the previous-year figure of 15.1 million kronor. Earnings per share...

SEB Group (0MGS.L, SEBYF.OB), a Nordic financial services group, posted a rise in third-quarter net profit attributable to shareholders to 5.47 billion Swedish kronor, from 3.75 billion kronor last year. On a per share basis, earnings from total operations were 2.48 kronor, higher than 1.70 kronor a...

Tele2 AB (TLTZF.PK, TLTZY.PK) reported third-quarter earnings before tax of SEK 958 million, compared to SEK 138 million, a year ago. Net profit from continuing operations to shareholders was SEK 726 million, compared to a loss of SEK 123 million, prior year. Profit per share from continuing operations...

Nokia Corp. (NOK) Thursday said third-quarter profit attributable to equityholders of the parent was 747 million euros, compared to a loss of 91 million euros last year. Earnings per share totaled 0.19 euros, compared to loss per share of 0.02 euro last year. Earnings per share from continuing operations...

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse Group (CS) Thursday said third-quarter reported core pre-tax income was 1.301 billion Swiss francs and return on equity was 10 percent. Core pre-tax income was 1.622 billion francs for strategic businesses and return on equity was 11 percent. According to the company,...

UK-based lender Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY.L, LYG) is planning to announce elimination of about 9,000 positions next week, reports said Wednesday. The decision comes in the wake of a customer shift to online banking, rather than physical branches, and will comprise around a tenth of the lender's...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA Wednesday urged owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective airbags supplied by Takata Corp. According to the...

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) Wednesday said fourth-quarter profit declined from the prior year and missed estimates, despite a rise in revenues which also trailed forecasts. The stock fell over 4 percent in after-market trading. Net income dropped to $105.9 million or $1.02 per share from $117.3...

Retail farm and ranch stores operator Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) on Wednesday reported an 18 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting double-digit growth in sales. Both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, the company...

Shares of Infinera Corp. (INFN) surged more than 11 percent in extended trading on Wednesday after the optical transmission equipment maker reported results for the third quarter that topped analysts' expectations. The company also reported a profit for the quarter that increased from last year, despite...

Resin maker A. Schulman Inc (SHLM) on Wednesday reported a turnaround to profit in the fourth quarter, reflecting double-digit growth in revenues and fewer charges. Adjusted earnings per share for the quarter bat analysts' expectations. Looking ahead, Schulman forecast earnings for fiscal 2015 mostly...

Computer interface devices manufacturer Logitech International S.A. (LOGI) reported Wednesday a profit for the second quarter that more than doubled from last year, despite a revenue drop, reflecting improved gross and lower expenses. Adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues topped analysts'...

Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) on Wednesday reported a 12 percent decrease in profit for the third quarter from last year as higher revenues and the absence of charges were offset by an increase in costs and expenses. However, revenue for the quarter beat analysts' expectations, while adjusted earnings...