NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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Analyst Update: Quarterly Financial Results
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors remained vigil over tech earnings and the Federal Reserve's concluding statement on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.40%, to close the day at 18,110.14, and the S&P 500 gained 0.28%, to 2,114.76. However, the NASDAQ Composite was down 0.10%, to finish the session at 5,055.42. European stocks tumbled on Tuesday amid concerns over Federal Reserve's meeting outcome. Germany's DAX 30 fell 1.89%, France's CAC 40 lost 1.81%, and London's FTSE 100 ended 1.03% lower on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Asian stock markets mostly closed lower on Tuesday. The Shanghai Composite Index and Australia's S&P ASX both fell on Tuesday, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was flat.
On April 24, 2015, Xerox Corporation came out with its Q1 2015 earnings report. The Company reported GAAP EPS from continuing operations of $0.16. Xerox had total revenues for the quarter standing at $4.5 billion. Revenue from the Company's Services business totaled $2.5 billion, thereby accounting for almost 56% of the total revenue.
First quarter sales were up 15% at $22.72 billion for Amazon.com as reported by the Company on April 23, 2015 when it came out with its financial results for Q1 2015. Operating income increased 74% to $255 million in the first quarter, versus operating income of $146 million in the first quarter of 2014.
Trinity Industries announced its earnings results for Q1 2015 on April 23, 2015. The Company reported first quarter earnings per common diluted share of $1.13 versus $1.42 for the first quarter of 2014. Trinity reported that Rail, Inland Barge, and Energy Equipment Groups reported higher year-over-year operating profit during the first quarter.
Tyco reported second quarter 2015 results with earnings from continuing operations before special items of $0.55 per share and GAAP earnings of $0.43 per share. In its announcement of Q2 results on April 24, 2015, the Company also informed that it has completed the acquisition of Industrial Safety Technologies (IST), a global leader in gas and flame detection.
Nielsen N.V. reported its 35th consecutive quarter of constant currency revenue growth while publishing its Q1 2015 financial results on April 22, 2015. The Company also raised its quarterly dividend by 12%. Adjusted net income for the first quarter increased 4.8% YoY to $173 million, or 14.6% YoY on a constant currency basis.
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