Earn­ings re­port

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - BUSINESS & FARM -

Com­pa­nies re­port­ing quar­terly earn­ings Tues­day in­cluded:

Cater­pil­lar Inc., the con­struc­tion equip­ment com­pany, a profit of $802 mil­lion, or $1.35 a share, up from $553 mil­lion, or 93 cents a share, a year ago. Rev­enue was $11.33 bil­lion. Shares rose $6.36 to close at $114.52.

DuPont Co., a profit of $862 mil­lion, or 99 cents a share, down from $1.02 bil­lion, or $1.16 a share, a year ago. Rev­enue was $7.42 bil­lion. Shares rose $1.14 to close at $85.46.

Eli Lilly & Co., the drug­maker, a profit of $1.01 bil­lion, or 95 cents a share, up from $747.7 mil­lion, or 71 cents a share, a year ago. Rev­enue grew 8 per­cent to $5.82 bil­lion. Shares fell $2.55 to close at $82.19.

McDon­ald’s Corp., the fast food chain, a profit of $1.4 bil­lion or $1.70 a share, up from $1.09 bil­lion, or $1.25 a share, a year ago. Rev­enue was $6.05 bil­lion. Shares rose $7.22 to close at $159.07. 3M Co., the maker of Pos­tit notes, in­dus­trial coat­ings and ce­ram­ics, a profit of $1.58 bil­lion, or $2.58 a share, up from $1.29 bil­lion, or $2.08 a share, a year ago. Rev­enue rose 1.9 per­cent to $7.81 bil­lion. Shares fell $10.61 to close at $199.33.

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