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Herman Miller Inc.: 4Q profit down

Herman Miller Inc.: 4Q profit down

On Wednesday Herman Miller Inc. reported that its fourth quarter profit declined by 30 percent because it faced high income tax expenditures, the value of a few of its brands… Read more »

4Q income of H&R Block drops

4Q income of H&R Block drops

The nation’s biggest tax preparer, H&R Block reported yesterday that due to reduced income and restructuring costs its fourth-quarter profit declined by 11 percent as compared to last year. Its… Read more »

Stocks On The Move With Volume

Stocks On The Move With Volume

Looking at high volume stocks on the markets yesterday with some of the largest movers by percentage. With News Corporation jumping into the volume leaders list for the first time… Read more »

McCormick & Company: Earnings Preview

McCormick & Company: Earnings Preview

McCormick & Company will report its 2nd quarter earnings on June 27, 2012. The company is involved in the distribution, marketing, and manufacturing of flavors as well as other specialty… Read more »

Ryder System plunges

Ryder System plunges

On Friday Shares of Ryder System Inc. were the highest losers in the S&P’s 500 index, because of the company’s reduced earnings prediction for the 2nd quarter as well as… Read more »

Stocks Drift As We Move Into Summer

Stocks Drift As We Move Into Summer

Stock prices dropped back rolling into the weekend as we head into a historic seasonal sideways period for the markets. Summer months always bring lower volume across all markets and… Read more »

Procter & Gamble lowered quarterly earnings guidance

Procter & Gamble lowered quarterly earnings guidance

The world’s biggest household product manufacturer, Procter & Gamble has passed through a tough third quarter having some more bad news. It has lessened its quarterly earnings direction together with… Read more »

Commercial Metals Company: Earnings Preview

Commercial Metals Company: Earnings Preview

Commercial Metals Company will announce its third quarter results on June 27, 2012, prior to opening of the market. It is expected that the third quarter revenues would be $2.14… Read more »

FedEx Expects Slower Earnings

FedEx Expects Slower Earnings

On Tuesday, the package delivery giant reported that due to slow global economic growth its earnings during the next 12 months will be adversely affected. The Memphis-based company vowed to… Read more »

Stocks on the Move Today

Stocks on the Move Today

Stock markets continue to climg after a couple of months of uncertainty. Europe worries seem to be lifting for the time being, but as has always been the case this… Read more »

Overview Of Yesterdays Biggest Gainers

Overview Of Yesterdays Biggest Gainers

Stocks continued to hold up strongly as investor watch eagerly to the reaction of Europe and the Greece election result. Yet worries still remain on Spain and the situation with… Read more »

Oracle’s Fourth-Quarter Results

Oracle’s Fourth-Quarter Results

In a surprise move on Monday, Oracle Corp. announced its fourth-quarter results. The results were reported to analysts at a hurriedly arranged conference call by Oracle’s chief financial officer, Safra… Read more »