The Boeing Company
, the world's largest aerospace/defense
corporation, achieved strong bottom-line results
in the third quarter. Margins widened, as well.
Dow-30 component Coca-Cola
reported lackluster results for the third quarter, with the stock trading notably lower on the news.
Shares of McDonald's Corp.
(MCD) fell slightly after the restaurant operator delivered third-quarter sales that fell short of investors' expectations
Shares of telecom giant and Dow-30 component Verizon Communications
showed little movement even though the company reported second-quarter earnings that missed the mark.
Property/Casualty insurance giant Travelers
reported strong results for the September interim. More specifically, earnings from operations, which excludes capital gains and losses from investments, came in at $2.61, which was a marked increase over the prior year's tally of $2.35.
Shares of United Technologies
(UTX) traded modestly higher
after the company reported solid third-quarter earnings
Shares of branded apparel outfit PVH Corp.
(PVH) have been laggards for about a year now. The out-of-favor status is likely due to a highly promotional retail environment, particularly in the core North American market.
IBM stock declined notably after the tech stalwart reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter results.
In this installment of Using a Value Line Report, we will be comparing two behemoths in the technology industry, Intel Corp.
(INTC) and International Business Machines Corp.
(IBM). Intel is the younger of the two iconic tech giants.
The investment community bid up shares of industrial conglomerate General Electric
this morning following the release of better-than-expected third-quarter earnings.