12:10 PM New York – American Electric Power net surged 54%. Amazon net climbed 32% and sales soared 23%. Colgate-Palmolive net plunged 16%. Ford net tumbled 39%. Microsoft net declined 32%. Starbucks net and sales climbed 9%. Visa profit soared 26%.
American Electric Power Company Inc
) increased 52 cents to $52.85 after the electric utility company said revenue in the first-quarter ending in March climbed 21% to $4.6 billion.
Net income in the quarter surged 54.3% to $560 million or $1.15 a diluted share compared to $363 million or 75 cents.
) plunged 9.6% or $32.20 to $304.95 after the e-retailer reported net sales in the first-quarter ending in March soared 23% to $19.74 billion.
Net income in the quarter climbed 31.7% to $108 million or 23 cents a diluted share compared to $82 million or 18 cents.
The retailer said net sales in the second-quarter are expected between $18.1 billion and $19.8 billion or to increase in the range of 15% to 26% from second-quarter 2013.
) rose 11 cents to $66.54 after the consumer products maker said net sales in the first-quarter ending in March was flat at $4.32 billion.
Net income in the quarter plunged 15.6% to $388 million or 42 cents a diluted share compared to $460 million or 48 cents.
Ford Motor Company
) declined 3% or 49 cents to $15.83 after the automobile company reported revenue in the first-quarter ending in March rose 0.8% to $35.9 billion.
Net income in the quarter tumbled 38.6% to $989 million or 24 cents a diluted share compared to $1.61 billion or 40 cents.
The company said results were adversely affected by several significant factors including safety recalls and other product campaigns and weather-related costs.
Ford affirmed its pre-tax profit forecast for the year between $7 billion and $8 billion as it launches 23 new global vehicles.
) slid 5 cents to $39.81 after the software developer reported revenue in the third-quarter ending in March fell 0.4% to $20.40 billion.
Net income in the quarter declined 31.7% to $5.66 billion or 68 cents a diluted share compared to $6.05 billion or 72 cents.
Separately today Microsoft said it has completed acquisition of the Nokia devices and services business after completion of all regulatory approvals around the world.
) gained 22 cents to $71.30 after the coffee and fresh food retailer operator stated revenue in the second-quarter ending in March climbed 9.1% to $3.87 billion.
Global comparable store sales in the quarter jumped 6%, Americas and U.S. comparable sales rose 6% and China/Asia Pacific comparable sales increased 7%.
Net income in the quarter climbed 9.4% to $427 million or 56 cents a diluted share compared to $390.4 million or 51 cents.
) declined 4% or $8.38 to $200.99 after the payments processor reported revenue in the second-quarter ending in March jumped 6.7% to $3.16 billion.
Net income in the quarter soared 26% to $1.60 billion or $2.52 a diluted share compared to $1.27 billion or $1.92.