Industrial index Dow Jones has decreased on 0,28% – to 17168,61 point, high-tech NASDAQ – on 0,84%, to 4840,12 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.58% to 2018,94 item.
MOSCOW, 21 Oct. U.S. stock indexes on Wednesday have decreased on the background of corporate reporting, according to data exchanges.
Industrial index Dow Jones has decreased on 0,28% — to 17168,61 point, high-tech NASDAQ — on 0,84%, to 4840,12 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 by 0.58% to 2018,94 item.
The net profit American the Internet-companies Yahoo! in the third quarter amounted to $ 78,136 million dollars, at 86.7 times less than in the quarter last year. Net diluted EPS stood at 0.08 of the dollar against a profit of us $ 6.7 in 2014. Experts expected profit at the level of 0.17 dollars per share.
Net profit of Coca-Cola in the third quarter decreased by 32%, to 1,453 billion dollars, or 0.33 dollars per share against 0.48 per dollar a year earlier. The experts expected the indicator at the level of 0.50 in the dollar.
Earlier Wednesday, the manufacturer of hard drives Western Digital Corp announced the purchase of SanDisk Corporation for approximately $ 19 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Western Digital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SanDisk in cash and shares at a price 86,50 USD per share. The boards of Directors of both companies approved the agreement.
Meanwhile, pleased investors news from concern Boeing, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of aviation, space and military equipment, which reported higher profits in the third quarter by 25% to 1,704 billion dollars. Boeing also improved the forecast on profit following the results of 2015. The company expects revenue growth of up to 95-97 billion dollars, whereas previously predicted 94,5-96,5 billion. Earnings per share, expected to be 7,65-7.85 per dollar against the previous forecast 7,60-7,80$.