Willbros Group Inc (NYSE:WG) shares jumped over 14% in last trading session as it lifted its Q2 outlook view, declaring a improved than anticipated performance in its Utility Transmission & Distribution segment, harmonized by what it characterized as modest improvement in its Oil & Gas segment.
Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ:PETS) reported that its fiscal Q1 earnings escalated 20 percent as the retail pet pharmacy declared a surge in new customers and higher sales. Results exceeded anticipations.
Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD) anticipates Q2 revenue above analyst predictions, counting contributions from its April acquisition of International Tubular Services Ltd.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) with The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) decided to expand the toy maker’s merchandising rights to Marvel characters an extra 2 years, whereas Hasbro also declared a 16 percent edged down in Q2 earnings among weaker sales of boys-focused toys.
McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) announced on Monday that its Q2 earnings moved up 3.7% as worldwide similar-store sales ticked higher, other than both top and bottom-line growth cut down short of Wall Street outlooks and margins plunged. Sterne Agee specifically declared that lower than predicted June similar store sales and prospects for flat similar-store sales in July as drags on the stock.
SAP AG (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) and Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) have for years conquered the market for software utilized by firms to manage tasks ranging from payroll to customer billing. A current shift from permanent software installations on firm premises to applications that can be rented online and run on mobile devices has agreed increase to competitors and put pressure on SAP’s legacy software business
A cloud specialist salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM), previous year displaced SAP as the top seller of software to manage customer relationships, according to researcher Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT)
Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) reported on Monday that its Q2 earnings jump 44 percent as the heating-and cooling-equipment maker’s revenue topped consensus estimations and margins improved. The firm also lifted its full-year adjusted earnings estimation.
Regional grocery distributor Spartan Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPTN) decided to purchase food distributor Nash-Finch Company (NASDAQ:NAFC) for around $312M in stock. An agreement it said will make the combined firm a top distributor to military commissaries and exchanges in the U.S. Nash Finch shareholders will got 1.2 shares of Spartan Stores for every share they hold, worth Nash Finch at $25.44 per share.