Earnings surprises

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. Twitter reported Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 that its fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier but the number of daily users rose. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 06, 2020 - 7:58 am
Twitter reported Thursday that profit fell in the latest quarter even as growth in revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts. The San Francisco-based tech company said that fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million, 15 cents per share. That's down from $255 million, or 33 cents, in the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. Twitter reported Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 that its fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier but the number of daily users rose. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 06, 2020 - 7:47 am
Twitter reported Thursday that profit fell in the latest quarter even as growth in revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts. The San Francisco-based tech company said that fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier. Net income came in at...
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FILE- This May 1, 2018, file photo shows Merck corporate headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J. Merck is posting a 29% jump in fourth-quarter profit and it's spinning off its women's health division and other operations that churn out $6.5 billion in annual revenues. The drugmaker on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 reported net income of $2.36 billion, up from $1.83 billion, a year earlier. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 05, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Drugmaker Merck beat Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit expectations, but investors weren't as happy with the biggest move Merck's made in years: deciding to spin off its women's health division and other operations with $6.5 billion in annual revenues. The maker of cancer blockbuster Keytruda...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, Feb 3, 2020, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 03, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.7 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8.95...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, Feb 3, 2020, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 03, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.7 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8.95...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, Feb 3, 2020, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 03, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.67 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8...
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February 03, 2020 - 4:24 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.67 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8...
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February 03, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.67 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8...
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February 03, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.67 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8...
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February 03, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Google parent company Alphabet posted mixed fourth-quarter results on Monday, falling short on Wall Street's expectations for revenue but beating on profit. The Mountain View, California-based company earned $10.67 billion, or $15.35 per share, in the final three months of 2019. That's up from $8...
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