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Altria (MO) – The tobacco manufacturer made a four-penny estimate with adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 1.19 per share, $ 4 above the projections, and revenue also projected. Altria also recorded a $ 4.5 billion write-down on its investment in e-cigarette maker Juul, on the possibility of further FDA action as well as banning e-cigarette products from various states and cities.
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) – The drug maker came 10 cents above estimates with adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 1.17 per share, with sales above estimates as well. However, Bristol-Myers also cut its full-year guidance.
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Estee Lauder (EL) – The cosmetics company reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 1.67 per share, 7 cents above projections, and revenues also beat forecasts of strong results from the company's skin care unit. However, throughout the year, the outlook for expected softness in brick and mortar retail declined. Estee Lauder also raised its quarterly dividend by 12 per cent to SEK 48 per share.
Cigna (CI) – The insurance company made estimates of $ 0.10 with adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 4.54 per share, while earnings also came in over Wall Street forecasts. Cigna said it saw strength in all business areas during the quarter.
Marathon Petroleum (MPC) – Marathon announced its intention to spin its Speedway gas station chain into its own listed company. Activist investor Elliott Management had called for a Speedway play, among other things to increase the value of the unit owner.
Clorox (CLX) – The home appliance manufacturer beat estimates by $ 0.5 with quarterly earnings of $ 1.59 per share, although revenues were slightly below projections. Clorox said it is still working through challenges in the bags and packing effort and its coal business, but that it is increasing volume and margins in three of the four business areas.
Dunkin & # 39; Brands (DNKN) – The restaurant chain director earned an adjusted US $ 90 per share for the last quarter, US $ 9 above projections, though sales were below projections. U.S. sales were helped by strong demand for Dunkin's premium beverages such as espresso and cold brew. Dunkin & # 39; also lifted its full-year earnings forecast.
Apple (AAPL) – Apple reported a quarterly earnings of $ 3.03 per share, beating the consensus estimate of $ 2.84. Revenues also beat forecasts, as expansion of demand for the iPad and AirPod and growth in services helped offset a fall in iPhone sales.
Starbucks (SBUX) – Starbucks matched Wall Street estimates with adjusted quarterly earnings of $ 0.70 per share, with coffee chain revenue above analyst forecasts. Global comparable store sales grew better than expected by 5 percent, helped by a jump in cold drinks sales.
Facebook (FB) – Facebook earned $ 2.12 per share for the past quarter, compared to a consensus estimate of $ 1.91, with earnings also above Wall Street notice. Facebook's average revenue per user was $ 7.26 during the quarter, higher than analysts had estimated.
Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter will ban all political ads globally from November 22, amid growing concern over the spread of false and misleading information.
Lyft (LYFT) – Lyft lost $ 1.57 a share for the last quarter, less than $ 1.66 as analysts expected. Revenue from the ride-hailing service exceeded expectations, and Lyft said it expected to achieve profitability in about two years.
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) – Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot's parents, Groupe PSA, announced their intention to work toward a binding merger agreement. Car manufacturers' preliminary proposals that look for each company's shareholders own 50 percent of the recently merged entity.
Ford Motor (F) – Ford and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative labor agreement just days after GM workers ratified a labor agreement that ended a 40-day walkout.
Etsy (ETSY) – Etsy matched Street Forecasts with quarterly earnings of $ 0.12 per share, while the electronic craft market gained revenue over Wall Street forecasts. Gross sales of goods increased by more than 30 per cent, but the company also saw gross margins fall by more than 3 percentage points.