Microblogging platform Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) slipped to a loss in the first quarter of 2020 from a profit last year, due to the growing impact of COVID-19 on the global operating and economic environment and their effect on advertiser demand. The results exceeded analysts’ expectations.
Revenue rose by 3% reflecting a strong start to the quarter that was impacted by widespread economic disruption related to the COVID-19 in March. The company said the reduced expenses resulting from coronavirus disruption partially offset the revenue shortfall, which resulted in an operating loss.
The average monetizable DAU grew by 24% year-over-year, driven by typical seasonal strength, ongoing product improvements, and global conversation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the unprecedented uncertainty and rapidly shifting market conditions of the current business environment, the company is not providing quarter revenue or operating income guidance for Q2.
Fast-food chain McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) on Tuesday reported an increase in adjusted earnings for the fourth quarter of 2022 when its revenues remained broadly unchanged. The company said fourth-quarter
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported fourth quarter 2022 earnings results today. Revenue increased 28.4% year-over-year to $43.1 billion. Net income attributable to stockholders increased 14.8% to $2 billion while EPS rose 19.8%
Construction-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) reported double-digit growth in fourth-quarter revenues and adjusted earnings. Adjusted net profit increased to $3.86 per share in the December quarter from $2.69 per