General Electric and 3 Stocks Drive Trading Interest Post Earnings

General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) generated a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND topped the revenue expectation. Net operating income increased 7% to $4 billion (38 cents per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $3.73 billion in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 3.57% to $39.33 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

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General Electric Co. reported net income of 44 cents per share, excluding one-time items. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.43. It beat the average revenue estimate of $38.74 billion.

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Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) exceeded Wall Street analyst estimates on both the top and bottom line. Net income decreased -3.75% to $1.36 billion ($1.08 per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $1.41 billion in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 1.46% to $11.17 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Schlumberger Limited reported adjusted net income of $1.08 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.07. It beat the average revenue estimate of $10.82 billion.

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Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST) reported double-digit profit growth and met Wall Street’s expectations, yet was slightly off the analyst revenue estimate. Net income increased 12.84% to $98.7 million (33 cents per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $87.47 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue rose 8.51% to $757.2 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Fastenal Co. reported adjusted net income of 33 cents per share. By that measure, the company met the mean analyst estimate of $0.33. It missed the average revenue estimate of $758.62 million.

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Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL) generated a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. Net income increased 1.54% to $132 million (94 cents per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $130 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue decreased 3.11% to $1.06 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Rockwell Collins Inc. reported adjusted net income of 94 cents per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.89. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.04 billion.

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