Earnings

Walgreens Boots Alliance said Thursday that the pandemic hurt its fiscal third-quarter results as fewer people went to the doctor and got prescriptions and the company spent more to staff and clean stores. The drugstore chain said its profits were dragged down primarily by the United Kingdom. They were also squeezed by increased sales of low-margin
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The denim maker Levi Strauss & Co.‘s sales fell 62% during its fiscal second quarter, the company announced Tuesday, as its online sales weren’t enough to make up for its stores being temporarily shut for roughly 10 weeks during the Covid-19 crisis.  Consumers by and large have shifted away from tight pants and denim, opting
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Macy’s at Valencia Town Center Mall opens for curbside pickup service during COVID-19 outbreak on May 21, 2020 in Santa Clarita, California. Robin L Marshall | Getty Images Macy’s on Wednesday said it swung to a first-quarter loss, in line with the retailer’s previously announced estimates, as its business took a hit from the coronavirus pandemic and
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A driver for an independent contractor to FedEx Corp. pushes a cart with packages for delivery in New York, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of FedEx jumped 9.4% in extended trading on Tuesday after a surge in pandemic-fueled home deliveries helped the U.S. package carrier post
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Micron Technology’s hard drive for data center customers is presented at a product launch event in San Francisco, October 24, 2019. Stephen Nellis | Reuters Micron Technology on Monday forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates as home-bound employees and students spur demand for its chips that power notebooks and data centers, sending its shares
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Oracle CEO Safra Catz delivers a keynote address during the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld on September 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Oracle CEO Safra Catz kicked off day two of the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld with a keynote address. The annual convention runs through September 19. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Oracle shares fell as much
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A deliveryman is seen passing by a closed Taco Bell restaurant during the 45th day of state of alarm on April 28, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. David Zorrakino | Europa Press News | Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic upends consumers’ normal routines, Taco Bell is losing critical breakfast and late-night sales.   Parent company Yum Brands said Tuesday
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Macy’s at Valencia Town Center Mall opens for curbside pickup service during COVID-19 outbreak on May 21, 2020 in Santa Clarita, California. Robin L Marshall | Getty Images Macy’s shares soared Tuesday as the company released its preliminary financial results, saying it is regaining customers at reopened stores much quicker than it expected.  With the retailer’s stores
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Stitch Fix on Monday reported a quarterly sales decline of 9%, and a wider-than-expected net loss, as its supply chain hit a snag amid the coronavirus pandemic, and orders were backlogged.  Absent the fulfillment constraints it experienced, the company said it would have reported sales growth during the period. By the end of March, Stitch Fix said
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Shares of Slack continued to drop double digits Friday, as investors remained disappointed that the company reported steady revenue growth rather than blowout numbers. Earnings also showed that Slack doesn’t have the massive revenue growth that Zoom does. The company’s stock was down more than 17% in morning trading, before closing down 14.12%. Shares initially
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Barry Diller, chairman of Expedia and digital media group IAC, told CNBC on Friday his companies will no longer provide long-term earnings forecasts.  “Guidance is a bad business. We’re out. We’re not doing it anymore,” the billionaire businessman told “Squawk Box.” Diller said the amount of time companies spend to develop guidance is “wasteful” and that employees’ time
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The Slack Technologies Inc. logo is seen behind the “Fearless Girl” statue outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s IPO in New York, U.S. June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Slack shares fell as much as 17% in extended trading on Thursday after the company reported first quarter earnings. Slack reported
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Gap Inc.‘s first-quarter sales fell 43%, the clothing maker reported Thursday, as its stores were shut for much of the period due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Chief Executive Sonia Syngal said in a statement that sales continued to decline into May, after the first quarter ended, but the retailer had online growth of more than
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Zoom reported revenue growth of 169% from the previous year in its first-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, and nearly doubled its revenue guidance for the full year, as the coronavirus pandemic drove millions of new customers to the video calling service and turned it into a household name. Shares fell 4% in after-hours trading during the
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Cans of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup are seen in a supermarket in New York. Richard Levine | Corbis News | Getty Images Campbell Soup raised its full-year profit and sales forecast on Wednesday after beating expectations for third-quarter results as consumers stocked up on soup, pasta sauces and salsa while they stayed at home during
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Matthew Mitchell, center, talks with customers as Sierra Phillips adjusts a denim display at the American Eagle/Aerie store at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio on May 15, 2020. Andrew Spear | The Washington Post | Getty Images American Eagle Outfitters posted a steeper-than-expected loss on Wednesday, as sales and store traffic plummeted following coronavirus-led
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The chicken in Popeye’s sandwich crunches audibly when you bite in, with all those nooks and crannies on the surface shattering into a thousand delicious pieces. Nick Kindelsperger | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Even in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers still want Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s chicken sandwich. The chain’s parent company Restaurant
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Box forecast annual revenue above analysts’ estimates and beat targets for quarterly sales on Wednesday, as demand rises for its online collaboration tools due to the global shift to work from home caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Box is the latest to signal the lift from firms increasingly using video conferencing and other remote work
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