Kier Group reported higher-than-expected revenues. Rio Tinto plans to return $3.2 billion through share through buy back. Rocket Internet swung to profit. Tom Tailor tumbled on profit warning.
Darden Restaurants first-quarter net surged 40% to $166 million. Herman Miller first-quarter net jumped 8% to $36 million. Red Hat second-quarter net plunged 10% to $87 million. Thor Industries fourth-quarter net tumbled 26% to $88.2 million.
Darden Restaurants net jumped and lifted fiscal outlook. Herman Miller beat earnings estimates. Red Hat net plunged 10% but revenues surged. Thor Industries tumbled on weaker-than-expected results.
Adecco said revenues growth in the third-quarter slowed. Babcock International jumped on positive outlook. Kingfisher net tumbled on weak sales. Schaeffler reaffirmed fiscal 2018 outlook.
A-Mark Precious Metals fourth-quarter net swung to a loss of $3 million. Copart fourth-quarter net surged 56% to $110 million. EnviroStar net in the year jumped 25% to $4 million.
A-Mark Precious Metals revenues soared. Copart missed earnings estimates. EnviroStar said it completed acquisitions of Industrial Laundry Services and Scott Equipment.
AutoZone fourth-quarter net declined 8% to $400 million. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store fourth-quarter net jumped 14% to $61 million. FedEx Corp first-quarter net soared 40% to $835 million. General Mills first-quarter net dropped 3% to $392 mn. Oracle Corp first-quarter net jumped 6% to $2.3 bn.
AutoZone net declined on weak revenues. Cracker Barrel net and sales jumped. FedEx missed earnings estimates but the delivery company lifted outlook. Oracle net jumped 6% on weak revenues.
Clariant surged after the Swiss chemical maker signed a partnership agreement with Saudi Basic Industries Corp. Ocado said strong revenues growth in the fiscal third-quarter. Osram Licht soared on improved revenues growth estimate. Norway based Schibsted will spin off its online classified business.
Alaska Air said combined passenger traffic in August rose 3.8%. Meredith agreed to sell Time magazine to Salesforce founder Marc Benioff for $190 million. Kinder Morgan hired TD Securities to sell its Trans Mountain pipeline to exit from Canada.
Close Brothers plans to sell its retail finance business to Sweden-based Klarna Bank. Investec will spin-off of its Investec Asset Management business. J D Wetherspoon profit soared on higher sales. Nordea and DNB Bank jointly sell its 60% stake in Luminor to Blackstone.
Adobe Systems third-quarter net surged 59% to $666 million. Dave & Buster''s Entertainment second-quarter net jumped 11% to $34 million. Sears Holdings second-quarter net loss widened to $508 million.
Adobe reported strong result after cloud revenue soared 21%. Dave & Buster''s Entertainment net surged 11% and the restaurant operator lifted fiscal outlook. Nucor revised earnings outlook higher.
Brady Corporation fourth-quarter net surged 39% to $35 million. Fred''s second-quarter net loss widened to $32 million. Kroger Company second-quarter net surged 44% to $508 million. Palatin Technologies net in the year swung to profit $25 mn. Pivotal Software second-quarter net loss widened to $36mn.
Brady Corp soared on strong result and upbeat outlook. Fred''s tumbled after net loss widened as sales declined. Kroger Co beat earnings estimates after profit surged 44%. Palatin Technologies net swung to profit. Pivotal Software tumbled despite upbeat outlook.
Delivery Hero net swung to profit after revenues surged 38%. Natixis sold several of its finance services units to parent company BPCE. WM Morrison profit declined. Rubis net declined but revenues surged.
Dermapharm profit and revenues jumped on recent acquisitions. Hermes profit surged after solid growth across all business. SSE plunged after profit warning. Vapiano net loss widened.
Farmer Bros Company fourth-quarter net swung to profit after revenues surged 12%. PolarityTE third-quarter net loss widened to $17.2 million.
Carlyle Group is in preliminary talks to acquire Sedgwick Claims for $6.7 billion. Stanley Black agreed to acquire 20% stake in MTD Products. WABCO Holdings fell on deteriorate China production and lower demand in Russia and Turkey.