General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reported first-quarter 2020 financial results before the opening bell on Wednesday. The company reported a 9% increase in Q1 revenues to $4.36 billion, beating the Wall Street consensus. Adjusted earnings of $1 per share was also better than what analysts had anticipated.
GIS shares rose 2.6% immediately following the announcement. The stock has jumped 11% since the beginning of this year.
CEO Jeff Harmening said, “In an uncertain environment, our job is to stay focused on what we can control. We are positioned to compete and win in our categories this year, regardless of the level of demand. And we’ll do that while driving efficiency, reducing our debt leverage, and investing for long-term success.”
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported third quarter 2020 earnings results today. Total operating revenues declined 76% year-over-year to $492 million. The company reported a net loss of $393 million,
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported stronger than expected earnings and sales for the third quarter of 2020. The company's stock gained early Tuesday immediately after the announcement. Worldwide
Bringing fresh optimism to the virus-hit market, U.S jobless claims for the week ended October 17 slipped to the lowest level since the onset of the pandemic, in a sign