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Dollar General Corp. (DG) announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 31, 2014, unless further extended In addition, Dollar General intends to file today...

Research-based biopharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc.'s (ABBV) third-quarter net earnings fell to $506 million, or $0.31 per share, from $964 million, or $0.60 per share, last year. Adjusted earnings per share, excluding intangible asset amortization expense and other specified items, were $0.89. On average,...

Moog Inc. (MOG_A, MOG_B) reported that its third-quarter 2014 net earnings more than doubled to $40.25 million from last year's $15.63 million, with earnings per share improving to $0.93 from $0.34 in the previous year. In the fourth quarter, Aircraft Controls sales of $283 million increased 3% from...

Electricity & Natural Gas Supplier Pepco Holdings, Inc. (POM) Friday reported a decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by impairment loss of Pepco Energy Services, PES, long-lived assets. Profit, however, beat analysts expectations but revenues missed them. Net income declined to $79 million or $0.31...

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Friday reported higher earnings for the third quarter, as operating revenues rose by 9 percent year-over-year. Net income allocated to common stockholders increased to $48.1 million or $0.57 per share from $41 million or $0.47 per share last year. On average, 15 analysts...

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR) reported third-quarter net income of $168 million or $1.20 per share, compared to $94 million or $0.65 per share, last year. On average, 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.74 for the quarter. Analysts'...

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) reported fourth-quarter income of $167 million or $1.23 per share, compared to $175 million or $1.28 per share, in the fourth quarter of last year. Net income from continuing operations for the latest fourth quarter was $173 million or $1.27 per share, down from $175 million...

Aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. (BA) finalized an order for 30 737 MAX 8s aircraft from Monarch Airlines that is worth more than $3.2 billion at current list prices. The order, originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July when Monarch selected Boeing as its preferred...

Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ) posted higher net income of $55.7 million, or $1.40 per share, for the third quarter 2014, versus $40.0 million, or $0.98 per share, for the third quarter of 2013. On average, 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $1.30 for the...

Dominion Resources Inc. (D) reported that its third-quarter earnings declined to $529 million or $0.90 per share, from $569 million or $0.98 per share for the same period in 2013. Operating earnings for the quarter decreased to $545 million or $0.93 per share, from last year's $583 million or $1.00...

Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) Friday reported a plunge in its second-quarter earnings to $4.9 million or $0.04 per share from $86.3 million or $0.70 per share last year. The company completed a debt refinancing that resulted in a $107.1 million charge or $0.59 per share in the latest quarter. Excluding...

ITT Corp. (ITT) reported that its third-quarter net income attributable to company plunged to $80.3 million or $0.86 per share from $430.7 million or $4.69 per share in the prior-year quarter. Earnings from continuing operations decreased to $0.87 per share from $4.71 per share last year, reflecting...

Moneygram International Inc. (MGI), money transfer company, reported that net loss for its third quarter ending September 30, 2014 was $3.0 million or $0.05 per share, compared to net income of $22.5 million or $0.31 per share in the same quarter last year. The company reported EBITDA of $44.5 million,...

Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) reported higher net income of $77.8 million, or $0.93 per share for fiscal 2014 fourth quarter, compared with $35.7 million, or $0.40 per share, last year. The recent quarter's results were hurt by a combined $2.4 million after-tax pension curtailment and pension settlement charge...

Exelis Inc. (XLS) Friday reported a 34 percent decrease in its third-quarter earnings, impacted by 6 percent decline in revenues and higher expenses. For the quarter, the company's net income dropped to $52 million or $0.27 per share from $80 million or $0.41 per share. Adjusted earnings,...