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Healthcare firm $ABT posted a net loss in 3Q16, hurt by a $0.66 per share adjustment associated with its equity investment in $MYL to reflect its share price as of Sept. 30, 2016. Net loss was $329MM or $0.24 per share versus net income of $580MM or $0.39 per share last year. Worldwide sales of $5.3Bil rose 2.9% on a reported basis from last year.
After so much controversy and family issues in $VIAB over the recent months, Paramount brings in some good news. News is that they signed a $1 billion deal with Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media. The material impact to Viacom however is still uncertain.
Looks like Uber will be paying $20 million to settle a US Federal Trade Commission lawsuit. FTC accused Uber of false and misleading claims about driver pay and stuff. Uber however neither denied nor admitted and will just be paying the $20 million.
$C gets hit with a $25 million fine for spoofing charges. Interesting! This is the first time a bank has been hit with such charges.
Your favorite snack maker $MDLZ is selling its Vegemite brand to Bega Cheese. Don’t worry though, Oreo will stay, in fact the move was made to focus on Oreo and Cadbury. On a side note, tell your mate in Australia because Bega Cheese is a worth buy there now.
We all know oil is the buzzword in recent times. But if you did not know $RRC has as much as 40% upside in this year, do take a look. Don’t let the recent news about increased US oil production scare you, the rally isn't over!