Earnings surprises

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports financial results Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
January 15, 2020 - 3:41 am
UnitedHealth Group’s net income jumped 16% in the fourth quarter as the nation’s biggest health insurer ended 2019 by topping Wall Street’s earnings expectations again. But the Minnetonka, Minnesota, company missed forecasts for revenue, but on Wednesday reaffirmed profit expectations for 2020,...
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Visitors past through the Beijing Daxing International Airport near Beijing on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Newly opened in Sept, the airport was built in less than five years at a cost of 120 billion yuan (dollars 17 billion U.S.), is designed to handle 72 million passengers a year. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
December 12, 2019 - 4:09 am
Delta Air Lines, the most profitable U.S. carrier, expects profits and revenue to increase next year on sustained demand for air travel and stable prices for jet fuel. The Atlanta airline said 2020 adjusted earnings will be between $6.75 and $7.75 per share. The midpoint of that range is modestly...
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FILE- In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon warms up wearing Under Armour cleats before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Jacksonville, Fla. A strong quarter from Under Armour is being overshadowed by a federal investigation into the company’s accounting practices. The athletic gear maker reported better than expected profit and revenue for the third quarter Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, but shares are down 13% before the opening bell. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
November 04, 2019 - 10:01 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A strong quarter from Under Armour was overshadowed by federal investigations into the company's accounting practices. The company also lowered its revenue expectations for the year Monday. The probe, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, is seeking information that would...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, file photo specialist Gregg Maloney, left, and trader John Panin work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 01, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A government report revealing surprisingly solid job growth in October put investors in a buying mood Friday and drove broad gains for U.S. stocks in midday trading. The Labor Department said U.S. employers added 128,000 jobs, far more than the 89,500 additions that economists...
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In this July 19, 2019, photo, people walk out from the headquarters of Sony Corp., in Tokyo. Sony Corp. says its net profit fell 15% in the first half of the year, though strong sales of entertainment and imaging sensors offset weakness in the games sector. The company said Wednesday, Oct. 30, that its sales dipped 2% from a year earlier in April-September, to 4 trillion yen ($37.2 billion).(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 30, 2019 - 3:19 am
TOKYO (AP) — Sony Corp. said Wednesday that its net profit fell 15% in the first half of the year, though strong sales of entertainment and imaging sensors offset weakness in the games sector. Tokyo-based Sony, which makes Bravia digital TVs and the Aibo robotic dog, upgraded its earnings forecast...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo a worker sorts through items and places orders at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Staten Island in New York. Amazon.com Inc. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 24, 2019 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's push for faster delivery is hurting its profits. The online retailer said its third-quarter net income fell 26% from a year ago, missing Wall Street expectations. Its sales outlook for the holiday shopping season also disappointed analysts, and its stock sank 7% in after-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo stock prices are displayed at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 24, 2019 - 7:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors reviewed a mixed batch of corporate profits and financial forecasts. Technology stocks made the strongest gains. Microsoft rose 1.5% after handily beating Wall Street's quarterly...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo a Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is displayed in New York. Microsoft Corp. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 23, 2019 - 1:52 pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday reported its latest solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, buoyed by another round of business customers signing up for its cloud computing services. The company reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $10.68 billion. The net income of $1.38 per...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo a wheel on a 2019 Ford Expedition 4x4 is displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor Co. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 23, 2019 - 1:38 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s third-quarter net income tumbled nearly 60% as the company booked $1.5 billion in charges mainly for restructuring, and Chinese and U.S. sales fell. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker knocked a half-billion dollars off its full-year pretax earnings guidance...
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This Aug. 11, 2019, photo shows a Citibank credit card in New Orleans. Citigroup Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Oct. 14. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
October 15, 2019 - 5:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup Inc. on Tuesday reported higher third-quarter earnings, driven by a lower effective tax rate and higher revenue, partially offset by higher expenses and cost of credit. The New York-based company said it earned $4.91 billion, or earnings of $2.07 per share. Earnings,...
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