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Pest control company Rollins Inc. (ROL) Wednesday reported a rise in earnings as well as revenues for the second quarter. Earnings also topped analysts' estimates, while revenues fell short. For the three months to June, net earnings increased to $40.9 million or $0.28 per share, from $35.99 million...

Airline operator Delta Air Lines (DALRQ.PK, DAL) reported a growth in second-quarter 2014 GAAP net income to $801 million, or $0.94 per share, from last year's $685 million, or $0.80 per share. Excluding special items, Delta's net income for the June 2014 quarter was $889 million, or $1.04 per share,...

Composites and building materials company Owens Corning (OC) Wednesday said net earnings in the second quarter declined to $21 million, or $0.18 per share, from $49 million, or $0.41 per share reported last year. Adjusted earnings were $45 million, or $0.38 per share, while it totaled $68 million,...

Asset manager Janus Capital Group, Inc. (JNS) Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that more than doubled on the back of growth in investment management fees. While earnings topped analysts' estimates by a penny, revenues fell short. For the three months to June, net earnings grew to $36.3...

GlaxoSmithKline Plc. (GSK, GSK.L) reported that its second-quarter profit attributable to shareholders decreased to 654 million pounds from the previous year's 1.045 billion pounds, with earnings per share declining to 13.4 pence from 21.2 pence in the prior year. Profit before taxation for the quarter...

RPC Inc. (RES) reported second-quarter net income of $63.3 million or $0.29 per share, compared to $40.4 million or $0.19 per share, last year. On average, 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.27 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically...

BCE Inc. (BCE.TO, BCE), Canada's largest communications company, Wednesday said it would privatize Bell Aliant by acquiring the interest of its affiliate's public minority shareholders for a total consideration of approximately C$3.95 billion. BCE already controls Bell Aliant and is acquiring the...

Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc. (MYL) said the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted its motion for a temporary restraining order against Apotex Inc. and Apotex Corporation in litigation pertaing to Paroxetine CR, the authorized generic of GlaxoSmithKline's Paxil CR. The Court ordered...

Tupperware Brands Corp. (TUP), a company that operates under the direct-to-customer sales model, Wednesday reported second-quarter net earnings that decreased amid decline in Europe and North America sales. While earnings were in line with analysts' estimates, sales fell short. For the three months...

The Medicines Company (MDCO) Wednesday reported loss for the second quarter, reflecting higher operating expenses. The company posted net loss of $5.2 million, or $0.08 per share, compared with net income of $18.1 million, or $0.30 per share, in the second quarter of 2013. On an adjusted basis,...

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) reported second-quarter net income attributable to company of $1.98 billion or $1.29 per share, compared to $2.01 billion or $1.28 per share, a year ago. Core earnings per share was $1.32 for the quarter. On average, 18 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to...

Mall operator Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG) Wednesday reported that its second-quarter funds from operations or FFO was $783.8 million or $2.16 per share, compared to $766.3 million or $2.11 per share in the prior year period. The latest quarter results included $0.10 per share of transaction costs...

Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) Wednesday said its second-quarter 2014 net earnings advanced 5 percent to $511 million, or $2.37 per share, from $488 million, or $2.05 per share, in the 2013 second quarter. According to the company, earnings for the prior-year quarter included a $30...

Data storage solutions provider EMC Corp. (EMC) reported that its second-quarter 2014 GAAP net income attributable to the company was $589 million and $0.28 per share, down from $701 million and $0.32 per share in the same quarter last year. Non-GAAP net income attributable to the company for the...

Defense contractor General Dynamics (GD) Wednesday said second-quarter net earnings declined to $541 million or $1.58 per share from $640 million or $1.81 per share in the prior year. The firm recognized a charge of $105 million in discontinued operations for the sale of a business within Combat Systems. Earnings...