Financial performance

FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter of 2018 as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock tumbling after hours. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26, 2018 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a scratch in Facebook's Teflon coating. The social network's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock tumbling after hours. The company also warned that it expects revenue growth...
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July 26, 2018 - 11:20 am
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are bowing to the staying power of higher fuel prices by culling unprofitable flights while trying to boost revenue by being nicer to customers. American Airlines, for example, will soon make its cheapest "basic economy" tickets less unforgiving by letting buyers stow a...
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FILE - This July 18, 2018, file photo, shows a sign outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. (MCD) on Thursday, July 26, reported second-quarter net income of $1.5 billion. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
July 26, 2018 - 7:52 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says a key sales figure rose in its flagship U.S. market during the second quarter, driven by higher prices and more expensive menu items. The world's biggest burger chain says sales rose 2.6 percent at domestic stores open at least 13 months. Globally, the company...
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FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Comcast is reporting a stronger than expected second-quarter profit even as it struggles to keep cable TV subscribers. Earnings reported Thursday, July 26, 2018, were $3.22 billion, or 69 cents per share. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 26, 2018 - 7:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is reporting a stronger-than-expected second-quarter profit even as it struggles to keep cable TV subscribers. On Thursday, the company reported a 22 percent jump in earnings to $3.22 billion, or 69 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 65 cents...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:08 am
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines overcame rising fuel prices to top profit expectations, though an inflight disaster in which a passenger was killed had an adverse effect on revenue. Second-quarter earnings were $733 million, or $1.27 per share. Removing one-time gains, per-share profit was $1.26,...
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In this Nov. 10, 2017, file photo, visitors walk around a gallery of the Nissan Motor Co. at its global headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Nissan Motor Co. says its profits plunged 14 percent in the latest quarter as U.S. and European sales fell sharply and raw material costs rose. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, file)
July 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s profits plunged 14 percent in the latest quarter as U.S. and European sales fell sharply and raw material costs rose. Net profit in the April-June period fell to 115.8 billion yen ($1.05 billion), down from 134.9 billion yen in the same quarter last year, the...
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Headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia pictured in Espoo, Finland, Thursday July 26, 2018. Nokia announced it's second quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 5:08 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia says its second-quarter earnings slumped as clients were not willing yet to increase spending on the faster but more expensive new generation of mobile networks and are seeking price cuts. The Finnish maker of telecommunications gear said Thursday that its net profit for the...
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A visitor walks by an advertisement of LG Electronics' product at an electronic shop area in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 26, 2018. LG Electronics says its second-quarter net profit has dropped 43 percent as its mobile business has logged a bigger loss. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 26, 2018 - 4:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics said Thursday its second-quarter net profit dropped 43 percent as its mobile business logged a bigger loss, offsetting profit growth in TV sales. South Korean consumer electronics maker LG said that its April-June earnings were 283 billion won ($253 million...
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July 26, 2018 - 1:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — Nestle is citing "increased momentum" in the United States and China as the Swiss food and drinks giant reported a 19-percent jump in net profit in the first half of the year. The Vevey, Switzerland-based vendor of Hot Pockets, Coffee-mate and Purina pet care products said net profit...
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July 26, 2018 - 1:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. says its net profit for the second quarter has fallen 14 percent over a year earlier due to the South Korean won's strength against the U.S. dollar. South Korea's largest automaker said Thursday its April-June net income was 701 billion won ($626 million...
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