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Online vehicle auctioneer Copart Inc (CPRT) Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net earnings of $51 million or $0.39 per share, an increase from $41.3 million or $0.32 per share last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically...

Aviation and aerospace company AAR Corp. (AIR), Tuesday reported a decline in first-quarter profit, hurt mainly by lower revenues, with both earnings and revenue falling short of Wall Street estimates. Moving ahead, the company lowered its financial outlook for the full year. Wood Dale, Illinois-based...

Office furniture maker Steelcase Inc (SCS), Tuesday reported an increase in profit for the second quarter, as revenues rose driven largely by growth at the Americas with both earnings and revenue coming in ahead of Wall Street estimates. Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Steelcase said second-quarter profit...

bebbathbeyond-092314.jpg Home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said Tuesday after the markets closed that its second quarter profit fell 10% from last year, as higher costs and expenses more than offset a 4.3% increase in sales. However, the company's quarterly earnings per share came in above analysts' expectations as did its quarterly sales. At the same time,

GrafTech International Ltd. (GTI) on Tuesday lowered its 2014 EBITDA guidance to a range of $105 million to $115 million from its prior range of $135 million to $150 million, citing continued pressure on products for the consumer electronics end market and a weakening in graphite electrode demand outside...

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) reported net income for the second quarter of $224.0 million or $1.17 per share, compared to $249.3 million or $1.16 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net sales for the second quarter rose 4.3% to $2.95 billion from $2.82 billion in the same quarter last year. Same-store...

Aviation and aerospace company AAR Corp (AIR) Tuesday reported first-quarter net earnings of $14.4 million or $0.36 per share compared with $17.9 million or $0.45 per share last year. Revenues for the quarter were $469 million compared with $514.5 million in the prior year. Analysts polled by Thomson...

Steelcase Inc. (SCS) reported second quarter net income of $30.5 million or $0.24 per share, compared to $27.6 million or $0.22 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding restructuring costs, adjusted earnings for the latest quarter were $0.27 per share. Revenue for the second quarter rose to...

Coal producer Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) on Tuesday forecast a wider adjusted loss for the third quarter, citing the impact of expenses due to the repeal of a mining tax in Australia. However, the company raised its outlook for adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization,...

Carnival-CCL-092314.jpg Cruise operator Carnival Corp. & plc reported Tuesday a profit for the third quarter that increased from last year, which was weighed down by losses on ship sales and ship impairments. The results also reflected lower operating costs and revenue growth. Both adjusted earnings per share and quarterly revenues topped analysts' expectation. The company also raised earnings forecast for fiscal 2014.

Peabody Energy (BTU) announced the company now expects its third-quarter adjusted EBITDA in the range of $190 million to $210 million, above the prior guidance range. Peabody now expects its third-quarter adjusted loss per share to be in the range of $0.69 to $0.63, primarily reflecting the effects of...

Cruise operator Carnival Corp. & Plc. (CCL, CUK, CCL.L) reported that its net income for the third quarter of 2014 rose to $1.25 billion or $1.60 per share from $934 million or $1.20 per share in the third quarter of 2013. The latest-quarter results included net unrealized gains on fuel derivatives...

Carmax-KMX-091314.jpg Used vehicles retailer CarMax, Inc. (KMX) Tuesday said profit for the second quarter increased from the prior year, amid higher revenues. However, comparable store used unit sales advanced only marginally and the results failed to please investors, sending the stock down by over 7 percent in pre-market trading.

Used vehicles retailer CarMax Inc. (KMX) reported that its second-quarter net earnings rose to $154.52 million from last year's $140.27 million, with earnings per share improving to $0.70 from $0.62 in the previous year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.67...

British food ingredients company Tate & Lyle Plc (TATE.L, TATYY.PK) Tuesday said its profit for the first half will be impacted by significant disruption to its supply chain and increasing competitive market for SPLENDA Sucralose. The shares fell about 17 percent in the morning trade in London. The...