Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) is scheduled to release its first-quarter earnings report before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus forecast calls for $0.46 in earnings per share (EPS) on $7.31 billion in revenue. The same period of last year reportedly had $0.43 in EPS on $9.13 billion in revenue.
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Natural gas for transportation supplierClean Energy Fuels Corp(NASDAQ:CLNE) reported earnings on May 10, and while the company was profitable on both a GAAP and adjusted basis, growth — measured in gallons of natural gas delivered — slowed to almost a trickle, even when adjusted for last year’s sale of the biomethane business. At the same time, the cyclical nature of its station....More>>>
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A “rigged payment scheme” between drug plans, insurers and pharmaceutical companies has blocked access to less-expensive versions of some of the most costly drugs in the U.S., the head of the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
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Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) posted a new 52-week high last Wednesday and the stock gained about 2.7% to close the week at $135.72. Apple stock has gained about 17.2% for the year to date and remains the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s best performing stock this year.
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Qualcomm Inc. raised its offer for NXP Semiconductors NV and said it cut a deal with holders, in a bid to close a transaction that may be crucial to its own efforts to fend off a hostile approach by Broadcom Ltd.
The San Diego-based chipmaker raised its offer by 16 percent from $110 a share to $127.50 a share to an equity value of about $43 billion. That was enough to secure support from....More>>>
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