Microsoft's cloud business propelled its fiscal third-quarter earnings above Wall Street's expectations, but revenue fell short, sending the software maker's stock lower in after-hours trading.
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $4.8 billion.
U.S. stock indexes ticked higher on Thursday, part of a mixed day for markets around the world.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: Under Armour Inc., up $1.96 to $21.67 The athletic apparel maker reported higher costs but still beat Wall Street's expectations for the first quarter.
Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.43 billion.
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $724 million.
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Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $652.8 million.
Southwest Airlines Co. is reporting first-quarter earnings of $351 million.
Union Pacific's first-quarter profit climbed 9 percent as the railroad hauled 2 percent more freight, increased prices and worked to control costs.
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Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials.
MGM Resorts beat first-quarter earnings expectations on the strength of revenue increases at its domestic resorts, stoked by the acquisition of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa and the opening of MGM National Harbor in December.
American Airlines said its first-quarter earnings fell 67 percent as higher costs, including labor and fuel, offset a positive trend in airfares.
Ford's earnings are taking a hit from heavy investments in new technology.
Domino's Pizza reported another quarter of strong U.S. sales growth as the chain benefited from its delivery model that fits with the growing demand for convenience.
Internet radio broadcaster Sirius XM said Thursday its profit rose 20 percent in the first three months of the year as it added more subscribers.
Dow Chemical's first-quarter profit surged on lower costs and strong sales of adhesives and other consumer-focused products.
Nokia, once the world’s undisputed cellphone superpower, is attempting a consumer-electronics comeback.
The Nasdaq Composite ended at a record high on Thursday, boosted by results-related gains in Comcast, PayPal and Intuit, while the S&P 500 and the Dow were little changed.