Drugmakers Set To Gain As Taxpayers Foot New Opioid CostsPharmaceutical industry critics say the new types of drugs the companies are pushing to address the nation's ongoing opioid crisis boost profits while forcing taxpayers to shoulder the costs.
Exxon Mobil Tops 3Q Profit Forecasts, Earns $2.65BExxon Mobil Corp. has reported third-quarter earnings of $2.65 billion. The Irving-based company said Friday that it had profit of 63 cents per share.
Rockwall Man Sentenced For Producing, Transporting Child PornChristian C. Winchel, 49, of Rockwall was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for multiple child pornography offenses involving prepubescent child pornography.
Plano-Based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Posts 4Q ProfitThe Plano-based company, on a per-share basis, said Wednesday that it had profit of 97 cents. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs, came to $1 per share.
Texas Instruments Beats Q3 ForecastsThe chipmaker posted revenue of $3.43 billion in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Fourteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.28 billion.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Posts 2Q ProfitThe Plano-based company said Thursday that it had a per-share profit of $1.14. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.13 per share.
Boeing Reports 4Q Profit Of $1.47 Billion On Airplane Sales Demand for commercial airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide margin and offsetting weakness in the defense business.
NCAA Reaches $20M Settlement Of Video Game Claims The NCAA has reached a $20 million settlement with current and former college athletes that had their likenesses used in college-themed basketball and football video games produced by Electronic Arts.
UPS More Than Doubles 3Q Profit A pickup in deliveries helped UPS more than double its profit from a year ago, when Big Brown took a hit from pension-restructuring costs.
US Airways Net Income Dips On Higher TaxesHigher taxes reduced US Airways' third-quarter profit, but the airline still beat Wall Street expectations on a combination of more traffic and higher average fares.
Irving-Based Blackberry Agrees To Sell Irving-based smart phone company Blackberry has agreed to sell.
Southwest Airlines Reports 40th Consecutive Year Of ProfitabilityFor the 40th consecutive year, Southwest Airlines posted an annual profit, reporting a net income of $417 million in 2012.