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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (ASX) Friday reported higher earnings for the first quarter with net income attributable to shareholders of the parent, rising to NT$633 million from NT$612 million, in the year-ago period. Earnings per share advanced to NT$0.44 per share from NT$0.29 per...

Lombard Medical Inc. announced the pricing of the initial public offering of 5 million ordinary shares at a price to the public of $11 per share. The shares will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol "EVAR" on April 25, 2014. In addition, Lombard Medical Inc. has granted the...

Forest products company Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) posted higher first-quarter 2014 net earnings attributable to common shareholders of $183 million, or $0.31 a share, compared with $144 million, or $0.26 a share, last year. On average, 11 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings per share of...

German automotive supplier Continental AG (CTTAY.PK) reported that its first-quarter 2014 sales grew by 4.4% year-on-year to around 8.4 billion euros, and adjusted EBIT was up nearly 20% to about 953 million euros. The company said all of its five divisions contributed to its good start to the year....

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s (HMC) fourth-quarter consolidated net income attributable to the company advanced by 125.1% to 170.51 billion yen, or $1.66 billion, from 75.75 billion yen reported last year. For the fiscal fourth quarter, basic net income per share attributable to Honda...

As per media reports, Nokia Corp. (NOK) will announce Rajeev Suri as the company's next CEO, on Tuesday. He is currently the CEO of Nokia Solutions and Networks. Rajeev Suri Joined Nokia in 1995, and has held numerous executive level positions in the company. At Nokia Solutions and Networks, Rajeev...

Advertising giant WPP Plc's (WPP.L, WPPGY) first-quarter 2014 reported revenues grew by 1.5% at 2.57 billion pounds in sterling, up 8.7% at $4.26 billion in dollars and up 4.5% at 3.10 billion in euros. During the first quarter, revenues in constant currency advanced by 9.6%, reflecting the continuing...

Electrolux (0MDT.L, 0GQ1.L, ELUXY.PK) reported that its first-quarter income to equityholders of the parent company increased to SEK 431 million from SEK 361 million, previous year. Earnings per share was SEK 1.50, compared to SEK 1.26. Excluding items affecting comparability, earnings per share was...

Dutch telecommunication firm Royal KPN NV (KPN, KKPNY.PK, KKPNF.PK) reported a sharp plunge in first-quarter 2014 net profit to 3 million euros, from last year's 152 million euros. The firm clocked quarterly revenues of 2.0 billion euros, down 8.2%, versus the prior-year figure of 2.175 billion euros....

Swedish automaker AB Volvo (VOLVY.PK) posted first-quarter 2014 income attributable to equity holders of the parent company of 1.08 billion Swedish kronor, or 0.53 kronor per share, compared with a negative 304 million kronor, or 0.15 kronor per share, last year. Quarterly net sales reached 65.6 billion...

Arcadis (ARCAY.PK), a pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, said first-quarter net revenues totaled 462 million euros compared to 466 million euros in the prior year. Revenues saw adverse currency effects of 4 percent, impacting overall development. Organic growth was 2 percent, despite...

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB or SEB (SVKEF.PK, SKVKY.PK), a Sweden-based bank, reported Friday that its first-quarter operating profit increased 31 percent to 4.9 billion Swedish kroner from last year's 3.7 billion kroner. Operating income amounted to 10.4 billion kroner, 9 percent higher than...

Technicolor (THNRF.PK, TCLRY.PK), a technology-driven media and entertainment company based in France, Friday reported first-quarter group revenues of 744 million euros compared to 775 million euros in the prior year. Group revenues, excluding legacy activities, fell 1.7 percent to 738 million euros...

Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (FSL) said Thursday that it has selected Dan Durn as senior vice president and chief financial officer, replacing current CFO, Alan Campbell, who announced his decision to retire in January. Durn will assume CFO responsibilities for the company in June. Campbell completes...

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) said Thursday that a subsidiary of the company has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, LLC. The deal is expected to close in May. Over the past 30 years, Pacific Resources...