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Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC Corp. (HTCCY.OB, HTCKF.OB, HTCXF.OB) Friday said third-quarter net profit after tax was NT$0.6 billion, or NT$0.78 per share, compared to a loss of NT$3.0 billion or NT$3.58 per share last year. Revenue fell to NT$41.9 billion from NT$47.0 billion in the previous...

Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) reported that its third quarter net earnings to common shareholders surged to $1.153 billion or $2.15 per share, from $157 million, or $0.27 per share last year. The latest-quarter earnings included a $966 million from discontinued operations related to the divestiture of Weyerhaeuser...

SES SA, a Luxembourg-based provider of satellite communications and broadcasting services, reported Friday that its nine-month net profit attributable to shareholders grew 5.9 percent to 437.9 million euros from 413.4 million euros last year. Revenue rose 2.1 percent to 1.41 billion euros, and the...

Great Portland Estates plc (GPOR.L), a property investment and development company, has entered into a new 450 million pounds unsecured revolving credit facility with a group of seven relationship banks. The facility has an initial five-year term that may be extended to a maximum of 7 years at GPE's...

International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (ICAGY, IAG.L), owner of British Airways Plc and Spanish airline Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A., Friday reported a sharp surge in nine-month after-tax profit to 694 million euros, from 77 million euros last year. Pre-tax profit for the period jumped...

NTT Communications Corp., the data and IP services arm of telecom firm NTT (NTT) announced Friday a fast, convenient LTE prepaid data service, "Prepaid SIM for JAPAN". The service is to allow short-term business travelers and tourists visiting Japan to enjoy up to 100MB of data per day under a new seven-day...

Eltek ASA Friday said its Board of Directors is currently evaluating strategic options for the future development of the company, including a potential sale. The strategic review is intended to further enhance Elteks competitive position and to maximise shareholder value. The firm has been in contact...

Lonza Group AG (LZAGF.PK), a supplier to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life-science industries, said Friday that its overall results at the end of third quarter are on track. Lonza said its business performance in both the Specialty Ingredients and Pharma&Biotech segments remained on track. The...

Sprint Corp. (S) Friday said it has hired Junichi Miyakawa for the newly created position of Technical Chief Operating Officer, effective November 1. Miyakawa, in his new role, will oversee the company's network and technology organization, including related strategy, network operations and performance. However,...

Consumer electronics maker Sony Corp. (SON.L, SNE) Friday said second-quarter net loss attributable to the company's stock holders widened to 135.97 billion yen from last year's 19.63 billion yen. Loss per share was 124.32 yen compared to 19.25 yen in the prior year. Sales and operating revenue grew...

Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev, known as AB InBev (BUD, AHBIF.PK) reported that its third-quarter 2014 profit attributable to equity holders increased to $2.5 billion from $2.37 billion last year, reflecting a non-recurring gain of $81 million due mainly to incremental proceeds from disposals in...

French lender BNP Paribas (BNPQY.PK, BNP.L) reported Friday that its third-quarter net income attributable to equity holders was 1.502 billion euros, 10.6 percent higher than last year's 1.358 billion euros a year ago. The latest results included one-off items totaling 197 million euros corresponding...

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT), an electronic payments provider, announced the pricing of its private offering of $350 million in aggregate principal amount of 1.50 percent convertible senior notes to be sold to qualified institutional buyers. Euronet has also granted the initial purchasers a 13-day...

Norwegian energy firm Statoil ASA (STO) said it decided to invest $1.5 billion in the Stampede development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, which is expected to begin production in 2018. Statoil owns 25 percent of Stampede, which is operated by Hess. Stampede, a new project named from unitizing the former...

Zendesk Inc. (ZEN), a software development company, Thursday reported a wider net loss for the third quarter, but lifted its revenue forecast for the year. The stock gained nearly 6 percent in the extended trade. Net loss widened to $17.92 million or $0.25 per share from $4.77 million or $0.22 per...