Trefis: Week in Review 04 May 2012

May 5th, 2012
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Table of Contents for the 114 top stories this week:

Tech, Media, Telecom (40 articles)

  • LinkedIn, 3 articles
  • Amazon, 2 articles
  • AMD, 2 articles
  • Apple, 2 articles
  • Microsoft, 2 articles
  • Symantec. 2 articles
  • Zynga, 2 articles

Consumer (34 articles)

  • CVS Caremark, 3 articles
  • Walmart, 3 articles
  • Avon, 2 articles
  • P&G, 2 articles
  • Starbucks, 2 articles
  • Walgreen, 2 articles

Financial Services (13 articles)

  • Mastercard, 2 articles

Energy and Utilities (10 articles)

  • Chesapeake Energy, 3 articles

Industrials and Transportation (10 articles)

Basic Materials (6 articles)

  • Gold mining stocks, 2 articles

Health Care (3 articles)

  • Pfizer, 2 articles

All 114 investment stories this week are listed below.

Tech, Media, Telecom

Microsoft Backs B&N; Goes Up Against Amazon & Apple in eBooks on May 4th Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has invested $300 million in a new subsidiary floated by Barnes & Noble, which will include its Nook business ...

Texas Instruments Can Reach $45 With Recovery In Sight on May 4th Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN) reported a weak first quarter but expects its results to have bottomed out and foresees a recovery hereon. Despite...

OpenTable's Worth $55 But Serves Up Higher Costs As Competition Bites on May 4th OpenTable (NASDAQ:OPEN) released its performance figures for the first quarter of the year earlier this week, and it seems the online restaurant ...

LinkedIn Acquires SlideShare For $119 Million on May 4th LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) announced its Q1 2012 earnings on May 3, but that wasn’t the only big announcement it had to ...

Zynga Starts Third-Party Game Promotions For Platform Partners on May 4th Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) launched its own gaming platform earlier this year in order to reduce its dependence on Facebook . Through the Zynga platform...

Weekly Tech Summary: Microsoft & Amazon on May 4th This week was quite eventful for the tech sector, with a lot of significant developments related to major companies like Microsoft and Amazon . ...

TripAdvisor Surprises Markets With Top-line Growth Though Margin Pressure A Concern on May 4th TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) surprised the markets with revenues growing by 23% to $184 million this quarter. The stock was trading at a premium...

Weekly Mobile Summary: RIM, Motorola And Nokia on May 4th The past week saw quite a few developments in the mobile sector. Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) held its annual three-day BlackBerry World...

Symantec Reports Flat Q4, Profit Up On JV Divestment on May 4th Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), the leading software security solutions provider, declared its results for the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenue for the quarter...

Weekly Internet Update: Facebook, Google & LinkedIn on May 4th This week, we saw some significant developments related to Facebook, Google & LinkedIn, which could impact their value in the coming years....

Comcast's Video Results Improve Mildly But Show Promise on May 4th As Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) reported its Q1 2012 earnings, we were surprised to see that the pay-TV subscriber losses did not show a ...

Broadcom's Results See a Boost With NetLogic Acquisition on May 3rd Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), which faces competition from semiconductor companies like Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN...

Yelp Global Expansion Spree Continues, Mobile and Deals Show Growth on May 3rd Yelp (NYSE:YELP) reported its earnings for Q1 2012, 4its first post-IPO quarter, on May 02. Its revenue grew to $27.4 million,...

CBS's Winning Formula And Content Unlock Spectacular Growth on May 3rd CBS (NYSE:CBS) reported another impressive quarter marked by continued revenue growth and notable margin enhancement as expected. (see CBS Earnings Tuesday Will...

Cree Worth $27.50 With Supply-Demand Correction & Stability in Margins on May 3rd Cree (NASDAQ:CREE), a market leading manufacturer of LED products, with rivals such as SemiLEDS (NASDA Q:LEDS) and LED capital equipment...

RIM Offers Sneak Peek Of New Improved BlackBerry 10 OS; Developer Support Essential on May 3rd Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) kicked off its annual three-day BlackBerry World conference with the launch of a prototype of the BlackBerry 10 OS...

China Unicom Leverages The iPhone To Tap Growing 3G demand on May 3rd China’s second largest wireless service provider, China Unicom (NYSE:CHU), said last week that it added 3.52 million subscribers in March...

Motorola's Q1 Results Show Market Share Losses Despite Rising Smartphone Demand on May 2nd Motorola Mobility (NASDAQ:MMI) announced its Q1 FY 2012 earnings on May 1, and the results were a mixed bag. While revenues for...

Sirius XM Subscriber Momentum Still In Overdrive on May 2nd The satellite radio service provider Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) recently released its Q1 2012 earnings. As we previously expected, the company added more...

China Mobile Sits Atop A Gold Mine As China Tops One Billion Mobile Subscribers on May 2nd China, the world’s largest mobile phone market, recently crossed the one billion mobile connections mark in March. To put this number ...

LinkedIn Earnings Thursday Looks To Maintain Growth Momentum on May 2nd LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) will report its Q1 2012 earnings on May 3. It had a great year in 2011, with 60% growth in...

Gaming Circles Abuzz With Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Trailer on May 2nd Video gaming developer Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) has ignited the gaming circles with the launch of first official trailer for Call of Duty: ...

Constant Contact $27 Fair Value: Social & Mobile Marketing to Drive Growth on May 2nd Constant Contact (NASDAQ:CTCT) announced its earnings for Q1 2012, with revenue increasing to $60 million, up 20% year-over-year. It was able...

AMD Adopts HP's Networking Solution & Server Technologies on May 2nd AMD (NYSE:AMD) recently announced its decision to join hands with its long-time partner HP (NYSE:HPQ) to consolidate its data center offerings...

Viacom Earnings Will Show Impact Of Better Ad Spending But Lower Ratings on May 2nd Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), which competes with Time Warner (NYSE:TWX), Disney (NYSE:DIS) and News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS), will...

SanDisks Reaches For $45 Fending Off Free Cloud Storage Bonanza on May 2nd SanDisk (NASDAQ:SNDK) the maker of solid state drive (SSD) memory, flash cards and USB flash drives, is another company that faces...

Yelp's Intl. Efforts In Focus In First Earnings Announcement Wednesday on May 1st Yelp (NYSE:YELP) will announce its earnings for Q1 2012 on May 2. This will be its first earnings release after its IPO ...

Netflix's Integration With Smart TVs Might Not Be A Wise Move on May 1st Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been consistent in stating that it does not intend to compete against the pay-TV companies such as Comcast (NASDAQ:...

Time Warner Earnings Looks For Broad-based Growth But Margins The Key on May 1st Time Warner (NYSE:TWX), which competes with other media giants such as Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), Disney (NYSE:DIS) and News Corp...

Verisign Sees Continued Domain Growth in Q1; $41 Fair Value on May 1st Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) reported its earnings for Q1 2012 on April 26, and it’s mostly business as usual for the number...

Monster's Earnings Show This Is A Make Or Break Year on May 1st Monster (NYSE:MWW) announced its earnings for Q1 2012, with revenue falling more than 5% year-over-year to $246 million. It also reported an...

Symantec's Earnings Will Show Effects Of Mobile And Muted PC Shipments on May 1st Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) will to announce its Q4 results on May 2. With guidance lowered due to lower PC shipments, we expect the...

Comcast's Tuned In For Subscriber Gains In Wednesday Earnings on May 1st Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) will release its Q1 2012 earnings results on May 2nd, and we expect the momentum in subscriber number improvement built ...

AMD's Worth $8: Eyes Growth In Servers, Notebooks And Tablets on April 30th While its long time rival Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) marked its entry in the fast expanding smartphone market with the launch of Intel powered smartphone...

Motorola Mobility Earnings: Acquisition Update & Apple Effect In Focus on April 30th Motorola Mobility (NASDAQ:MMI) is expected to announce its Q1 FY 2012 earnings on May 1. Having reported lower-than- expected results last quarter...

ADP Preview: What We're Watching Tuesday on April 30th Automatic Data Processing (NYSE: ADP) is set to report its Q3 earnings on May 1. Its net income has increased for three consecutive...

Broadcom's Earnings Can Dial Up $51 On Mobile Outlook on April 30th Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communication, will announce its Q1 2012 result on Tuesday, May ...

CBS Earnings Tuesday Will Show Firmer Advertising Outlook on April 30th CBS (NYSE:CBS) will report its Q1 2012 earnings on Tuesday, May 1st. The company has been one of the top performers in...

Sirius XM's Earnings Will Be Fueled By Auto Market Strength on April 30th The satellite radio service provider Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) will release its Q1 2012 earnings on May 1st, and as always, investors will...

SAP Headed For $71 On Cloud, Mobile And HANA Growth on April 30th SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) announced its financial results for Q1 2012 on April 25. It reported its 9th consecutive quarter of double digit...

Zynga's Mobile Growth Support $14 Stock But Watch Rising Costs on April 30th Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) reported its Q1 2012 earnings with revenue of $321 million, up 32% year-over-year. It continued to add new active users...

Consumer

Rite Aid's Debt Refinancing And Robust April Sales Lift Outlook on May 4th Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD), the third largest drug retailer in the U.S., recently announced its April sales with the same store sales ...

Ford's Gains In North America Offset By Weakness In Europe And China on May 4th Ford has delivered earnings which indicate less misery than expected at the company. The company’s revenues saw slight erosion as it fell...

Coach Bags Big Growth In China Headed To $81 on May 4th American aspirational luxury retailer Coach (NYSE:COH) announced impressive Q3 fiscal 12 earnings with an increase of 17% in net sales and 18% in...

Avon's Crisis Draws Takeover Interest From Richmont on May 4th Avon Products ‘ (NYSE:AVP) stock tumbled this week after reporting a steep decline in its Q1 profits. The business continues to...

Drug Retail Weekly Notes: Walgreen, CVS Caremark & Rite Aid on May 4th Drug retailer CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS) announced solid Q1 results this week, capitalizing on the Walgreen-Express fallout that brought millions of new prescriptions ...

Daimler Shows Mixed Results But Still A Bargain on May 4th Daimler (NYSE:DAI) delivered mixed first quarter results. While the sales of Mercedes Benz vehicles have performed well as expected, the profits have...

Kraft Foods Earnings Spot On But Restructuring Impacts Profitability on May 4th Kraft Foods (NYSE:KFT) announced its Q1 results on Thursday. Net revenues rose 4.1% to $13.1 billion whereas operating income grew 2.7% to...

Don't Get Excited About Starbucks' Chinese Expansion Just Yet on May 4th Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) recently announced its plan to accelerate the store openings in China to 1,500 by the end of 2015. The...

Green Mountain's Stock Gets Dumped But Now Looks Oversold on May 4th Green Mountain Coffee Roaster (NASDAQ:GMCR) recently announced its Q2 2012 results with its net sales witnessing an increase of approximately 37% over the...

Estee Lauder Q3 Earnings Friday Expected To Shine on May 3rd Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL) is due to announce its Q3 results this Friday. The prestige beauty company has benefited strongly from the prestige...

Walgreen Longs For Express Scripts As CVS Fills More Pills on May 3rd Walgreen’s (NYSE:WAG) same store sales dipped by 6% in April with an average of 8% fewer prescriptions filled at Walgreen pharmacies...

Avon's McCoy Faces Tough Turnaround As Profit Slides on May 3rd Avon Products ‘ (NYSE:AVP) new CEO Sherilyn McCoy is up for a very challenging task ahead as the direct selling company’...

PepsiCo's Ready To Redeem Its Flagging Soft Drink Business in 2012 on May 3rd PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), which has long been criticized for neglecting its soft drinks and focusing excessively on building a healthy snacks portfolio, may...

American Eagle's Shares Fly on Improved Q1 Guidance, $22.70 Fair Value on May 3rd Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters’ (NYSE:AEO) stock gained roughly 17% Wednesday after the company raised its first quarter earnings outlook,...

Harley Davidson Rides To $59 As Growth Hits On All Cylinders on May 2nd Harley Davidson (NYSE:HOG) earnings show that the company is firmly on the path to recovery. The company’s retail sales showed...

Wal-Mart Can Reach $72 Focusing On Existing Intl. Markets For Growth on May 2nd Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) plans to focus on its existing international operations this year, particularly in China and Brazil, over scouting new regions for...

General Motors Can Drive To $26 With Strong Earnings Thursday on May 2nd General Motors (NYSE:GM) will release its first quarter earnings on Thursday. We expect the company to build on its record breaking performance...

P&G Cuts Prices To Save Market Share Amid Weaker Outlook on May 2nd Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is going to roll back some price increases to support market share growth. The decision follows weak...

Sara Lee Q3 Earnings Preview: What We're Watching Thursday on May 2nd Food and beverage company Sara Lee ‘s (NYSE:SLE) is due to announce its Q3 results this Thursday. Last quarter, the ...

Kraft Foods' Intl. Growth To Drive Results Thursday on May 2nd Kraft Foods (NYSE:KFT) is scheduled to announce its Q1 earnings on May 3. We expect the company’s top-line growth to ...

Wal-Mart, Target Brace For Online Shift In The Retail Industry on May 2nd With the growing dominance of online retailers like Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), the dynamics of the retail industry have ...

Wynn's Earnings: What We're Watching This Quarter on May 2nd Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) will announce its earnings shortly though the date has not been announced. Last year, the company saw an overall...

CVS Caremark Earnings Wednesday To Show Pharmacy Benefits Mgt. Turnaround on May 1st CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS), the second largest drug retailer in the United States, will announce its Q1 earnings on Wednesday. It completed...

Walmart's Vudu Ready To Hit The Road Internationally on May 1st Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) plans to roll out Vudu, an online movie streaming service that it bought in 2010, in a big way internationally...

CVS Caremark Targets Opportunity In Filling Medicare Part D's Doughnut Hole on May 1st CVS Caremark (NYSE:CVS) is striving to acquire a leading position in the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) business in the U.S. ...

Avon Products Earnings: Turnaround Pressure Rises With Coty Bid on April 30th Direct-selling beauty products company Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) will announce its Q1 results on Tuesday. The company’s position has weakened over...

Honda Rides To $44 On US And Japan Recovery on April 30th Honda (NYSE:HMC) delivered impressive earnings in the last quarter in spite of still being scarred by the Thailand floods and Japan earthquake. ...

Unilever Improves In Emerging Markets But Rising Costs A Worry on April 30th Unilever (NYSE:UL) recently announced its Q1 results posting a double digit sales growth, led by better volumes and higher pricing in emerging ...

Dunkin Brands' Bet On Breakfast Is Paying Off on April 30th Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) reported solid Q1 earnings on the back of strong performance by Dunkin’ Donuts in the U.S. ...

Revlon's Declining Sales Are A Cause For Concern on April 30th Revlon (NYSE:REV) recently announced its first quarter results with weakened sales. In the U.S., which is its largest market, sales declined...

Walgreen Enhances Online Channel With Find Your Pharmacist Tool on April 30th Walgreen recently launched a new online “Find Your Pharmacist” search tool, a first-of-its-kind in the industry, to help its customers make...

Altria Group: Falling Smokeless Products Volumes a Worry on April 30th Altria Group (NYSE:MO) announced its Q1 earnings on April 29, 2012. Total revenues declined 0.8% to $5.1billion on a y-o-y basis. ...

Starbucks Brews Up Solid Growth In Asia-Pacific And Americas on April 30th Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced its Q2 earnings on Thursday. Revenues jumped 15% to $3.2 billion on a y-o-y basis helped by a ...

P&G $73 Fair Value: Vicks and SK-II Become Billion-Dollar Brands on April 30th The world’s largest consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) has now added Vicks and SK-II to its list of...

Financial Services

Visa's Strong Intl. Growth Helps Offset Regulatory Concerns on May 4th Visa (NYSE:V) reaped the benefit of higher credit cards spending over the last three months as the company reported strong results for the...

Wells Fargo Seeks More Hedge Fund Clients With Merlin Securities Deal on May 4th In yet another move that reinforces Wells Fargo’s (NYSE:WFC) strategy of making the most of the global slowdown by expanding through...

NYSE Euronext's Earnings Hit By Market Uncertainty on May 3rd NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) reported earnings for the first quarter on Monday. The company reported net income of was $87 million, or $0.34...

AIG Looking For Earnings Boost Friday To Continue Recovery on May 3rd AIG (NYSE:AIG) is scheduled to announce earnings on Friday as the company continues its recovery since being bailed out by the U.S. ...

Debit Card Growth Fuels MasterCard's Q1 Results on May 3rd MasterCard (NYSE:MA) reported strong performance for the first quarter of 2012, with an increasing number of customers switching to electronic modes of ...

BofA's Latest Proposed Job Cuts May Do More Harm Than Good on May 3rd Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is keen on implementing another round of job cuts in the near future. And this time, the ax...

MetLife's Strong Performance Offset By Derivative Losses on May 3rd MetLife (NYSE:MET) recently announced its quarterly earnings for the first quarter of 2012, reporting a net loss of $174 million, or $0.16...

Credit Suisse Barely Out of Red in Q1, Continues Capital Build-Up on May 3rd Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) reported its first quarter earnings last week, and the bank’s focus on meeting stringent capital requirement norms ...

Manulife Earnings Preview: Asian Markets Again The Main Event on May 2nd Manulife (NYSE:MFC) is scheduled to announce its first quarter results on Thursday, May 3, and we expect strong results from the Canadian-based...

Hartford's Earnings Wednesday Will Show Insurance Market Recovery on May 1st The Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) is scheduled to announce its first quarter earnings for 2012 on Wednesday. The company is recovering...

Looking For Prudential's Intl. Growth In Earnings Wednesday on May 1st Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) is set to announce its earnings for the first quarter of 2012 on Wednesday, May 2. We expect results...

MasterCard's Earnings To Charge Ahead On Spending Recovery, Intl. Growth on May 1st MasterCard (NYSE:MA) is set to announce its earnings for the first quarter of 2012 on Wednesday. We expect the company to report...

CME Group's Fully Valued At $285 As Volumes Suffer on May 1st CME Group‘s (NASDAQ:CME) earnings for the first quarter of 2012 were disappointing, reflecting a fall in global trading volumes, ...

Energy & Utilities

KMP's Canada Pipeline Expansion Faces Hurdles But El Paso Deal Approved on May 4th After mixed results for the first quarter of 2012, Kinder Morgan Partners (NYSE:KMP) is facing stiff opposition from Vancouver city council for ...

Chesapeake CEO Found Running In-House Hedge Fund on May 3rd Aubrey McClendon, CEO of Chesapeake Energy, got into more trouble with the recent revelation of a $200 million hedge fund after he was forced...

Alpha Natural Resources Worth $24 Despite Mixed Earnings Expectations on May 2nd Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) plans to release its earnings for Q1 on Thursday. The present oversupply of natural gas and corresponding drop...

BP Falls on Lower Production as Asset Sales Eat Into Output on May 2nd British oil major BP (NYSE:BP) announced its Q1 results, posting a drop in replacement cost (RC) profits to $4.92 billion, from...

Chesapeake Searches For New Chairman, Scraps Founder Well Participation Program on May 2nd Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) recently announced the dethroning of Founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon from the position of Chairman after the shareholders complained of...

First Solar Earnings Preview: Major Revision Likely In Light of Business Shift on May 2nd First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) will release its Q1 earnings this quarter, which will be closely watched in light of the major subsidy cuts ...

Anadarko Fueled Up For $90 On Liquids Growth on May 2nd Anadarko (NYSE:APC) announced its first quarter earnings on Monday, posting a strong increase in its liquids production that helped the company post ...

Chesapeake Scrambles To Sell Assets, Shift Focus To Liquids on May 2nd Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) yet again reported loss for the first quarter for 2012 but the loss shrank as compared to 2011 Q1. ...

Duke Worth $25 Despite Low Earnings Expectations on May 1st Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is scheduled to report its first quarter earnings on Thursday. The company is likely to report a drop in ...

BP Earnings Preview: High Oil Prices To Override Lower Production on April 30th British oil major BP (NYSE:BP) will come out with its Q1 earnings on May 1. We expect the company to post a ...

Chevron Earnings: Profits Rise On Oil Prices Despite Falling Volumes on April 30th Oil major Chevron (NYSE:CVX) announced its Q1 results on Friday, posting a Year-on-Year (YoY) increase in quarterly profits despite falling production ...

Industrials & Transportation

Corning's Worth $17 On Improved Earnings Despite Industry Challenges on May 2nd Corning (NYSE:GLW) delivered earnings largely in line with our expectations. While both the company’s top and bottom lines have shown...

3M's Results Support $97 Stock Value on May 2nd 3M (NYSE:MMM) first quarter earnings were very similar to the earnings it posted in the last quarter of 2011. While the company&...

Norfolk Southern To Ride Momentum to $85 on May 2nd Norfolk Southern Corporation’s (NYSE:NSC) first quarter earnings announcement last week followed the strong earnings trend set by competitors CSX Corporation (...

Johnson Controls' Stock Is Worth $38 On Core Business Outlook on May 1st Johnson Control has indicated that it expects modest growth for the rest of the year after delivering average earnings. The company has cited the ...

GE Shares Inch Higher On Improving Outlook on May 1st General Electric (NYSE:GE) delivered encouraging earnings last week and its shares have inched a few percent higher on the better outlook for the...

Lockheed Martin Q1 Earnings Jump On Increased Aircraft Deliveries on May 1st Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) delivered strong first quarter results driven by increased aircraft deliveries and improved operating margin for its electronics division. It ...

UPS Delivers Stronger Package Volumes And Eyes European Growth on April 30th UPS (NYSE:UPS) results shows solid volume growth supported by its U.S. business and better pricing. Europe was weaker relatively and an area...

Boeing's $91 Tailwind Comes From Strong Global Aircraft Demand on April 30th Boeing’s (NYSE:BA) first quarter earnings were better than expected as the company posted a strong performance in its commercial and defense...

JetBlue's Earnings Stand Out Amid Difficult Quarter For The Industry on April 30th Although the first quarter was weak for the airline industry overall, JetBlue (NYSE:JBLU) surprised the markets with a 19% jump in revenues ...

Basic Materials

Vale Worth $26 Despite Iron Ore, Political Pressures on May 3rd Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world’s largest iron ore miner, has faced many hurdles in recent quarters – mainly related to...

Newmont Worth $60 Despite Production Concerns on May 3rd Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) reported its first quarter earnings last week, and while output was down across its mines that was offset by ...

Dow Chemical's Restructuring And Input Costs Eat Up Profits on May 1st The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) released its Q1 earnings with net income dropping 34% to $520 million on the back of restructuring charges...

Barrick Gold's Q1 Earnings Will See Falling Volumes on May 1st Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) is set to announce its first quarter earnings for 2012 on Wednesday. We expect Barrick to report a sequential...

Health Care

Pfizer Q1 Earnings Slump On Lipitor Patent Expiry on May 2nd Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) reported a 19% drop in net earnings from $2.22 billion to $1.79 billion in its recently declared Q1 2012 results. ...

Merck Worth $41 Shows Solid Growth And Cost Controls on April 30th Merck (NYSE:MRK) declared its results for the first quarter on 27th April. A lot happened during this quarter that can potentially impact ...

Pfizer Q1 Earnings Tuesday: Tough Quarter On Deck on April 30th Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) is all set to announce its Q1 earnings for 2012 on May 1. The results may not be very encouraging ...









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