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Toyota expects annual profit to fall 31 percent

TOKYO — Toyota forecasts its annual profit to dive 31 percent, hammered by production disruptions from parts shortages, but its outlook Friday projects a robust recovery from the earthquake and tsunami in coming months. Toyota Motor Corp. had not given ...

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Jos. A. Bank profit up, but shares plunge

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., the Hampstead-based men’s clothing retailer, said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 13 percent as revenues improved. But the results fell short of Wall Street analysts’ expectations — by a penny, and its shares plunged ...

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Sinclair Broadcast Group reports 33 percent jump in 1Q profit

Television broadcasting company Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. reported a 33 percent increase in profits for the first quarter of 2011, driven by strong ad spending during the Super Bowl in February. Hunt Valley-based Sinclair said Wednesday it had net broadcast ...

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Bethesda-based Coventry Health Care 1Q profit climbs 13 percent

BETHESDA — Health insurer Coventry Health Care Inc. said Friday its first-quarter profit climbed 13 percent, as premiums increased along with commercial fully insured enrollment, and the company raised its 2011 earnings forecast. But analysts, on average, already expected earnings ...

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Southwest Airlines ekes out 1 cent per share profit for quarter

DALLAS — By the thinnest of margins, Southwest Airlines Co. made money in the first quarter despite higher fuel prices. Southwest also said Thursday it expects to close its $1.4 billion purchase of AirTran Airways on May 2, increasing its ...

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DuPont says 1Q earnings are up, boosts outlook

DOVER, Delaware — The Dupont Co. raised its 2011 earnings guidance Thursday after double-digit sales boosted first-quarter earnings, and executives urged shareholders of a Danish takeover target to strongly consider its offer. The chemical company is attempting to buy Danish ...

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JoS. A. Bank 4Q net income rises, revenue improves

HAMPSTEAD — JoS. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 15 percent, helped by improving revenue. The men’s clothing company reported Wednesday that it earned $40.9 million, or $1.47 per share, compared with $35.5 million, or $1.28 per ...

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