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A lot of companies of interest are reporting earnings today. All of them, except one, beat forecasts. In addition to earnings, dividends are being increased. This is an incredibly day of reports.
COP beats by 8 cents.
OXY beats by 4 cents.
Enterprise Products beats by 4 cents.
Helmerich & Payne beats by 13 cents.
Carbo Ceramics beats by 9 cents.
Noble Corp increases quarterly dividend by 50%.
Royal Dutch Shell declares an interim dividend of 47 cents, an increase of 4.4% over last year.
The one miss: XOM misses by a penny.
TECO Energy beats by a penny.
Kelly Services beats by 10 pennies.
Facebook is making new highs in pre-market trading.
Weatherford warns, sees 4Q13 well below consensus.
Raytheon beats by 23 cents. Not trivial.
Northrop Grumman beats by 18 cents. Not trivial.
Cardinal Health beats by 6 cents.
Time Warner Cable beats by 8 cents.