Tag: Earnings

UnitedHealth stock falls despite earnings beat, signaling investor jitters over ‘Medicare for All’ – MarketWatch

UnitedHealth stock falls despite earnings beat, signaling investor jitters over ‘Medicare for All’ - MarketWatch

In a sign of investors’ growing anxiety about the health-care regulatory landscape, shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. tumbled Tuesday, despite the company reporting first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations and boosting its full-year profit outlook. The health insurance giant’s stock UNH, -4.01% was up as much as 3.4% in intraday trade moments after the […]

Bank of America Earnings Show a Strong Start to 2019 – Motley Fool

Bank of America Earnings Show a Strong Start to 2019 - Motley Fool

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) just posted its first-quarter report, and at first glance, the numbers look solid. Earnings came in better than expected and growth, profitability, and efficiency appear strong. With that in mind, here’s a look at Bank of America’s first-quarter earnings, and the most important points for investors to know. Image source: Bank […]

Dow rises after strong earnings results – Yahoo Finance

New York, USA - April 7, 2018: Street view on Bank of America branch in NYC with people waiting, pedestrians crossing, crosswalk, bike, road in Manhattan

Stocks rose Tuesday as a host of major companies reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street’s expectations. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) gained 0.17%, or 4.9 points, as of 11:15 a.m. ET, led by advances in the Financials and Tech sectors. The Dow (^DJI) rose 0.17%, or 44.68 points, as shares of component company Johnson & […]

Johnson & Johnson Rises After Topping First-Quarter Earnings Forecasts – TheStreet.com

Johnson & Johnson Rises After Topping First-Quarter Earnings Forecasts - TheStreet.com

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (JNJ – Get Report) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings that were lower than last year though still beat analysts’ expectations, even as it faces litigation over allegations that its iconic talc baby powder contained asbestos, and it battles increased competition from generic prostate cancer drugs.  The company reported first-quarter net income […]

Dow rises 100 points after strong earnings – CNBC

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, November 26, 2018. 

Stocks traded higher on Tuesday as investors cheered strong earnings from companies like UnitedHealth Group and Johnson & Johnson. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 113 points, while the S&P 500 climbed 0.3% as the health-care sector outperformed. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.4%. “This is definitely based upon earnings beats,” said Jeff Kilburg, CEO of […]

J&J’s first-quarter earnings drop 14% as legal costs soar – CNBC

Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson‘s mounting legal costs ate into its first-quarter profits, which dropped 14% as it fights thousands of lawsuits over its talc baby powder. Still, the health company on Tuesday reported better-than-expected earnings, and its shares rose 1.2% in premarket trading. J&J reported first-quarter net income of $3.75 billion, or $1.39 per share, down […]

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