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BNY Mellon, Walgreens Net Soar; Danaher, eBay, Verizon Net Plunge


Author: Mukesh Buch
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Last Update: 4:24 AM ET October 20 2016

12:00 PM New York – BNY Mellon third-quarter net surged 19% to $974 million. Danaher third-quarter net tumbled 72% to $392 million. eBay third-quarter net plunged 23% to $413 million. Verizon third-quarter net plunged 10% to $3.7 billion. Walgreens fourth-quarter net surged to $1.03 billion.

Tollbooth Index slipped 49.86 or 0.5% to 10,883.34.

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American Airlines Group Inc (AAL), the airline said total revenues in third-quarter ending in September fell 1.1% from a year ago to $10.6 billion.
Net income in the quarter plunged 56.4% to $737 million or $1.40 per diluted share compared to the $1.7 billion or $2.49 per share from the same quarter last year.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK), the banking and investment services provider reported total revenues in third-quarter ending in September advanced 4% from a year ago to $3.9 billion.
Net income in the quarter surged 18.8% to $974 million or 90 cents per diluted share compared to the $820 million or 74 cents per share from the same quarter last year.

The bank said non-interest expenses in the quarter fell to $2.64 billion and from the second quarter, assets under management jumped 3.1% to $1.72 trillion.

The bank estimated full-year cost may decline up to 2% and expenses may be ""flat to down"" compared to the 2015.

Danaher Corporation (DHR), the medical, industrial and commercial equipment maker said revenues in third-quarter ending in September soared 17.5% from a year ago to $4.1 billion.
Net income in the quarter tumbled 72% to $391.6 million or 56 cents per diluted share compared to the $1.4 billion or $2.01 per share from the same quarter last year.

Danaher reaffirmed fourth quarter diluted earnings per share between 85 cents and 89 cents and full-year diluted net earnings per share in the range of $2.86 to $2.90.

The professional products maker said acquisition of Cepheid and Phenomenex are expected to close in the fourth-quarter of this year.

eBay Inc (EBAY), the online marketplace operator reported net revenues in the third-quarter ending in September advanced 6% from a year ago to $2.2 billion.
Net income in the quarter plunged 23.4% to $413 million or 36 cents per diluted share compared to the $539 million or 45 cents per share from the same quarter last year.

eBay forecasted net revenue in the fourth-quarter between $2.36 billion and $2.41 billion, growth of 4% to 6% and diluted earnings per share in the range of $1.05 to $1.15.

The online marketplace operator estimated full year net revenue between $8.95 billion and $9 billion, an increase between 6% and 7% and diluted earnings per share in the range of $2.22 to $2.32.

Illinois Tool Works Inc (ITW), the industrial products and equipment maker reported total revenues in third-quarter ending in September increased 4% from a year ago to $3.5 billion.
Net income in the quarter jumped 4.7% to $535 million or $1.50 per diluted share compared to the $511 million or $1.39 per share from the same quarter last year.

The industrial products maker estimated diluted earnings per share in the fourth-quarter between $1.31 and $1.41, an increase of 11%.

In the fiscal 2016, the tools maker forecasted diluted earnings per share in the range of $5.56 to $5.66.

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ), the voice, data and video services provider said revenues in third-quarter ending in September declined 6.7% from a year ago to $30.9 billion.
Net income in the quarter plunged 10.2% to $3.7 billion or 89 cents per diluted share compared to the $4.2 billion or 99 cents per share from the same quarter last year.

Verizon added net 442,000 retail post-paid subscribers, including 357,000 new 4G LTE wireless connections, 90,000 fibre-optic services internet net additions and 36,000 fibre-optic services for video services.

In a interview, chief financial officer Fran Shammo said “still evaluating what the data breach means for the Yahoo transaction” and ""we have to wait to see and get facts before any final decision is made.""

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA), the drugstores operator said sales in the fourth-quarter ending in September slid 0.4% from a year ago to $28.6 billion.

Net income in the quarter surged to $1.03 billion or 95 cents per diluted share compared to the $26 million or 2 cents per share from the same quarter last year.
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