Earnings surprises

FILE - This Oct. 10, 2008, file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 17, 2018 - 6:52 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is reporting second-quarter earnings of $3.95 billion. The New Brunswick, New Jersey, company said Tuesday that its profit was $1.45 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.10 per share, or 4 cents better than Wall Street...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018 file photo, the towers of the Deutsche Bank are seen on the day of the annual meeting of the bank in Frankfurt, Germany. Germany’s biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, said Monday, July 16, 2018 that its earnings will be considerably higher than expected in the second quarter, a fact that it said underlines the “resilience” of the company after a period of trouble. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
July 16, 2018 - 8:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, said Monday that its earnings will be considerably higher than expected in the second quarter, a fact that it said underlines the "resilience" of the company after a period of trouble. The Frankfurt-based bank said it expects net profit of about...
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FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, cans of Pepsi are displayed in New York. PepsiCo Inc. reports earns on Tuesday, July 10. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 10, 2018 - 7:52 am
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo's second-quarter was weighed down by a higher tax rate and it's still trying to figure out what Americans want to drink now, but the company's adjusted profit beat Wall Street expectations and revenue improved. Sales of Frito Lay in North America covered some of the...
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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chris Pratt in a scene from, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs still rule the box office. "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" surpassed expectations to open with an estimated $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend. While that total didn't approach the record-breaking debut of 2015's "Jurassic"...
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FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 17, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart's improving store experience and rebounding online sales helped to power first-quarter results. The world's largest retailer reported Thursday that both revenue and profits beat Wall Street estimates. Sales at stores opened at least a year rose a solid 2.1 percent. It's an...
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FILE- This Dec. 4, 2017, file photo shows a tablet of Pfizer's Viagra, left, and the company's generic version, sildenafil citrate, at Pfizer Inc., headquarters in New York. Pfizer Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 01, 2018 - 7:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is reporting strong first-quarter profits, but revenue is short of Wall Street expectations. The New York company had a net income of $3.56 billion, or 59 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 77 cents per share, 3 cents better than industry...
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FILE- In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 25, 2018 - 7:24 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is reporting its second profitable quarter with very strong profit and revenue numbers, sending shares up sharply in premarket trading. The company posted earnings of $61 million Wednesday, or 8 cents per shares. Adjusted for one-time gains and costs, per-share earnings...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher in directionless trading Tuesday after Wall Street couldn’t hang to an early gain and finished mostly lower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
April 24, 2018 - 7:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Tuesday as company earnings reports continued to largely beat expectations, suggesting the economy remains strong despite concerns about trade. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was up 0.3 percent to 12,608 while France's CAC 40 was little changed at 5,437. Britain...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company in New York. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit card giant American Express recorded its second-highest quarterly profit in its history on Wednesday, driven by strong customer spending on its namesake credit cards and a much lower tax bill. New York-based American Express earned a profit of $1.63 billion, or $1.86 a share...
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FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products arranged for a photo, in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
April 17, 2018 - 10:47 am
Much-higher spending and one-time charges offset a12.6 percent jump in health care giant Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter revenue, trimming its profit by 1.2 percent, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations. The maker of baby products, medical devices and blockbuster immune...
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