Earnings estimates

FILE- In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo American Airlines aircraft are serviced at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, in Texas. American Airlines reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
January 24, 2019 - 8:16 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines reported a fourth-quarter profit of $319 million, slightly higher than analysts expected, as strong travel demand helped the carrier overcome higher fuel prices. The airline predicted a modest increase in a key revenue measurement for the first quarter...
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FILE- In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 23, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are lower in early afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after giving up an early gain. Energy companies are down as the price of crude oil falls for the third time in four days after a strong start to 2019. Drug and infant formula maker Abbott Laboratories is leading...
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FILE- This Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. Netflix reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 17, 2019 - 4:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service added more subscribers than ever during the crucial holiday season, but the company signaled its growth is slowing in the U.S. as it begins to roll out double-digit price increases in its biggest market. The slightly disappointing forecast...
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January 17, 2019 - 6:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley says fourth-quarter profit totaled $1.53 billion, more than double from the year-ago quarter. The New York-based company said Thursday that it had earnings of 80 cents per share, up from 26 cents a year ago. The prior-year period included a large charge related to the...
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FILE- In this July 9, 2018, file photo a customer makes a transaction at a Bank of America ATM at the company's headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 16, 2019 - 6:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America's fourth-quarter profits rose by 39 percent on an adjusted basis, the bank said Wednesday, helped by last year's steady rise in interest rates as well as a lower tax rate. The Charlotte-based banking giant said it earned $7.28 billion, or 70 cents a share. That's...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports financial results Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
January 15, 2019 - 6:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UnitedHealth's fourth-quarter earnings slid 16 percent from last year, when federal tax cuts helped the nation's largest health insurer, but the performance still came in well above analyst expectations. The company's fast-growing Optum segment helped stoke results, with...
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This Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo shows a Chase bank location in Philadelphia. JPMorgan Chase reports financial results Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 15, 2019 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s fourth quarter profits badly missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, caused by difficulties in the bank's bond-trading business. The nation's largest bank said it earned $7.07 billion in the last three months of the year, or $1.98 per share, up from $4...
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Chairwoman and CEO of General Motors Mary Barra is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 11, 2019 - 9:48 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. Shares jumped 7 percent at the opening bell. CEO Mary Barra also says the company doesn't foresee any...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's Cos. reported disappointing numbers for a key sales measure in the third quarter and said it would exit its Mexico operations in its bid to compete better with home improvement leader Home Depot. The home improvement chain said Tuesday it would also exit its contracting...
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Trader Vincent Napolitano, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Stocks are falling as energy companies are dragged lower by the continuing plunge in crude oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 09, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent...
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