10:45 AM New York – Accenture third-quarter net climbed 11% to $817 million. Bed Bath & Beyond first-quarter net dropped 8% to $187 million. ConAgra fourth-quarter net swung to a loss of $324 million. Lennar second-quarter was net flat to $138 million. McCormick second-quarter net jumped 7% to $84 million.
), the outsourcing service provider reported total revenues in the net revenue in the third-quarter ending in May jumped 7% to $8.24 billion.
Net income in the quarter climbed 10.6% to $817.3 million or $1.26 a diluted share compared to $810.3 million or $1.21.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc
), the home furnishings company said net sales in the first-quarter ending in May rose 1.7% to $2.66 billion. Comparable store sales in the quarter edged up to 0.4%.
Net earnings in the quarter dropped 7.6% to $187.1 million compared to $202.5 million and diluted earnings per share were flat at 93 cents from a year ago.
ConAgra Foods Inc
), the packaged food company reported total sales in the fourth-quarter ending on May 25 fell 2.8% to $4.44 billion.
Net in the quarter swung to a loss of $324.2 million or 77 cents a diluted share compared to profit of $192.2 million or 45 cents.
HB Fuller Co
), the adhesives maker said revenue in the second-quarter ending in May jumped 4.8% to $544.03 million.
Net income in the quarter rose 3.8% to $20.5 million or 40 cents a diluted share compared to $25.9 million or 51 cents.
), the homebuilder said revenue in the second-quarter ending in May soared 27% to $1.8 billion.
Net earnings in the quarter nearly flat at $137.7 million compared to $137.4 million and diluted earnings per share were flat at 61 cents from a year earlier.
Separately, the homebuilder will increase its unsecured revolving credit facility from $950 million to $1.5 billion and extended the credit facility's maturity to June 2018.
McCormick & Company, Inc
), the food processing company stated sales in the second-quarter ending in May edged up to $1.03 billion from $1 billion a year ago.
Net income in the quarter jumped 7.5% to $84.5 million or 64 cents a diluted share compared to $78.6 million or 59 cents.