10:45 AM New York – Coca-Cola fourth-quarter net slumped 8% to $1.7 billion. Duke Energy net in the year surged 51% to $2.7 billion. Genuine Parts fourth-quarter net dropped 6% to $151 million. Medtronic third-quarter net plunged 23% to $762 million. Waste Management fourth-quarter net swung to a loss $605 million.
The Coca-Cola Company
), the beverage maker reported revenue in the fourth-quarter ending in December dropped 4% to $11.04 billion.
Net income in the quarter slumped 8% to $1.71 billion or 38 cents a diluted share compared to $1.87 billion or 41 cents.
Duke Energy Corporation
), the utility company reported revenue in the year ending in December climbed 25.5% to $24.6 billion.
Net income in the year surged 50.8% to $2.67 billion or $3.76 a diluted share compared to $1.77 billion or $3.07.
Genuine Parts Company
), the automotive parts distributor stated sales in the fourth-quarter ending in December soared 13% to $3.5 billion.
Net income in the quarter dropped 6.2% to $150.5 million or 97 cents a diluted share compared to $160.2 million or $1.03.
), the medical technology provider reported revenue in the third-quarter ending on January 24 increased 4% to $4.16 billion.
Net earnings in the quarter plunged 22.9% to $762 million or 75 cents a diluted share compared to $988 million or 97 cents.
The company reiterated its revenue outlook and expects revenue for the year to grow in the range of 3% to 4% and diluted earnings per share between $3.81 and $3.83.
), the energy company stated total revenue in the fourth-quarter ending in December jumped 6.9% to $1.04 billion.
Net income in the quarter jumped 50.8% to $151.8 million or 48 cents a diluted share compared to $ $134 million or 43 cents.
The company expects net operating earnings for the year in a range of $1.61 to $1.71 per share.
Waste Management, Inc
), the waste management service provider reported revenue in the fourth-quarter ending in December rose 2% to $3.50 billion.
Net in the quarter swung to a loss $605 million or $1.29 a diluted share compared to a profit of $224 million or 48 cents.