Want to join the conversation?
$MET 2Q15 Call: Operating earnings were $1.8Bil, up 11% from 2Q14 and operating earnings per share were $1.56, a 12% increase over 2Q14. Operating return on equity was 12.5% & tangible return on equity was 15.3%. 2Q15 results were negatively impacted by strong dollar. Operating earnings grew 11% on a reported basis & 16% on constant currency basis.
Visa ($V) set to release it earning after market close today. With new CEO resigning so close to the earnings, should we expect to see any surprises? Visa has been making strong moves with Visa Europe acquisition, partnership with PayPal and a 15% increase if quarterly dividends.
Kimberly Clark Corp ($KMB) has been in decline for most of the year, the stock has also not been getting any analyst love. Will today’s earnings break the trend? Revenue has been up and down in the last four quarters, let us see what this quarter brings.
$KMB down close to 4% after it misses on earnings and revenue. Forecasts are lower for the year.