Shares of Wal-Mart
(WMT) dip following the release of the company’s fiscal fourth-quarter results and guidance.
Shares of The Home Depot
(HD) were up a bit after the home-improvement retailer delivered solid fiscal fourth-quarter financial results.
The Coca-Cola Company finished 2017 with a solid set of results
. The beverage giant, one of the components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has reported December-quarter comparable earnings of $0.39 a share, a 5% increase from the prior-year period and a penny ahead of our estimate. (Our presentation excludes $1.05 in net nonrecurring charges
, mostly related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts.) Full-year profits finished at $1.91, flat with 2016, but still 8% below the $2.08 reached in 2013.
Networking hardware and software giant Cisco Systems reported solid results for the January quarter
. The top line rose 3.3% year over year to $11.9 billion, the first positive showing in two years. Adjusted earnings per share of $0.63 increased an impressive 11%.
Shares of media conglomerate and Dow-30 component The Walt Disney Company
(DIS) traded modestly higher on news of the company’s December-quarter financial results and acquisition update.
and Dow-30 member Chevron concludes 2017
on a disappointing note
, but clear operational strides were made during year. Dividend raised
Shares of Apple
(AAPL) trading off of their 52-week high despite generally positive December-quarter results from the tech giant. Sales of iPhoneX in focus.
are down slightly despite
the drug maker's better-than-expected fourth-quarter
Shares of oil giant Exxon Mobil are weaker
on the company's fourth-quarter earnings
, which came in below consensus expectations
Electronic payments processor Visa delivers strong December-period earnings, fueled by a growth in payments volume. But the shares are down modestly in pre-market action.