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Drug maker Pfizer Inc (PFE) said Thursday announced a 26-cent fourth-quarter dividend on its common stock, and said its board authorized a new $11 billion share repurchase program to be utilized over time. The new buyback program is in addition to the $1.3 billion of authorization remaining under the...

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) reported a net loss for the third quarter of $2.0 million or $0.01 per share, compared to a net loss of $4.1 million or $0.02 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the third quarter was $20.3 million or $0.09 per share, compared to $10.2...

DeVry Education Group (DV) reported third-quarter income from continuing operations, net of income taxes, to company of $20.44 million, compared to $8.20 million, prior year. Earnings per share from continuing operations to shareholders was $0.31, compared to $0.13. Earnings per share excluding special...

Computer networking gear maker Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) Thursday reported third-quarter net earnings of $103.6 million or $0.23 per share compared with $99 million or $0.19 per share last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.36 per share compared with $0.33 per share...

NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR) reported third-quarter net income of $20.0 million, or $0.55 per share, compared to $14.5 million, or $0.37 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. Third-quarter 2014 non-GAAP earnings per share was $0.72. On average, seven analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company...

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) reported net income for the first quarter of $4.54 billion or $0.54 per share, compared to $5.24 billion or $0.62 per share for the year-ago quarter. The latest quarter results include $1.14 billion of integration and restructuring expenses, or an $0.11 per share negative impact,...

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) Thursday reported third-quarter net loss of $437 million or $0.95 per share compared with a loss of $41 million or $0.09 per share last year. On average, 35 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated a loss of $0.74 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates...

Shares of Chiquita Brands International Inc (CQB) gained 8 percent after Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra again raised their offer to buy the Charlotte, North Carolina-based banana producer for $14.50 a share, up fifty cents from the prior bid. Agribusiness company Cutrale and asset manager...

Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) said Thursday its third-quarter profit dropped from last year, when it recorded a massive one-time gain. Meanwhile, revenues rose over six percent on growth in diagnostic information services and some contributions from acquisitions. Excluding items, adjusted earnings topped...

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GTATQ.PK) said Thursday that it reached a settlement agreement with Apple Inc. (AAPL) under which GT will wind down its sapphire materials production in the company's Mesa, AZ and Salem, MA locations. The company indicated that it will exit from the market as a producer...

M/I Homes, Inc. (MHO) reported net income for the third quarter of $13.6 million or $0.44 per share, compared to $125.3 million or $4.22 per share for the year-ago quarter. The year-ago quarter results included a $111.6 million reversal of a deferred tax valuation allowance. Total revenue for...

Jarden Corp. (JAH) said Thursday that its Board of Directors has approved a 3-for-2 stock split of its current outstanding shares of common stock. Shareholders of record at the close of business on November 3 will receive one additional share of Jarden common stock for every two shares of Jarden...

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (CQB) confirmed Thursday that it has received a revised offer from entities affiliated with the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Chiquita at a price of $14.50 per share in cash. On October 15, Chiquita's Board...

French commercial real estate company Unibail-Rodamco SE (UNBLF, UNRDY) said Thursday its revenues for the first nine months of fiscal 2014 increased 9.9% from last year to 1.4 billion euros. The company said that tenant sales in its shopping centres were up2.7% in the first nine months. Tenant sales...

French luxury and retail company Kering SA (PPRUY, PPRUF) said Thursday its third-quarter sales rose 3.3% from last year to 2.61 billion euros. On a comparable basis, sales for the quarter were up 4.4% from a year ago. Luxury segment sales rose 3.7% from last year. Sales of Gucci brand slid 1.6%,...