Friday, November 7, 2014
Largan Precision Co. (大立光), a supplier of cameralenses for smartphones to Apple Inc., is expected to have a good fourth quarter as sales of the two new iPhone models continue to grow higher after its October sales hit a record high, an analyst said.
Time Warner is raising its guidance for the full year, boosted by a tax settlement and better-than-expected third-quarter results driven by strong subscription revenue from its Turner and HBO units.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors beat Wall Street's expectations and set a record for deliveries of its Model S sedan in the third quarter, delighting investors even as its losses doubled from a year ago.
Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 19 percent, driven by sales growth outside its home China market.
Whole Foods on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations and shares of the organic and natural grocery chain rose in extended trading.
British pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca announced on Thursday a slump in quarterly profits, in part on higher investment costs, but raised its outlook for full-year revenues.
Commerzbank, Germany's second-biggest bank, said Thursday that net profit trebled in the third quarter thanks to increased revenues and lower loan loss provisions.
German engineering giant Siemens said Thursday that it reached its full-year profit targets in the 12 months to September, thanks to a solid final quarter.
German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom said investments weighed on profits in the third quarter, but it confirmed its profit targets for the full year.
Thursday, November 6, 2014