Corning said its second-quarter earnings fell as charges weighed on the maker of TV-screen glass's bottom line, masking a jump in sales.
McGraw Hill Financial said its second-quarter profit and revenue jumped as demand grew for its ratings services.
Nielsen N.V. said its second-quarter revenue shot 15% higher, driven by both its watch and buy segments.
Pfizer said its revenue edged lower as the pharmaceutical giant continued to see pressure from losing exclusivity on some products, though its results for the period topped expectations.
Marsh & McLennan said its second-quarter profit rose 11% as the professional-services company experienced revenue growth in its insurance and consulting operations.
International Paper said its second-quarter profit fell as the paper company recorded restructuring charges and a drop in revenue.
Two foreign investigators tied to U.K. drug company GlaxoSmithKline PLC will stand trial Aug. 8 on charges of illegally purchasing personal information about Chinese nationals, a Chinese court said.
Reynolds American Inc. said its second-quarter profit climbed 6.7% as higher cigarette and moist-snuff pricing helped offset lower cigarette volumes.
Merck & Co. said its second-quarter earnings surged thanks to a one-time gain that masked a modest decline in revenue. The pharmaceutical company raised the low end of its per-share earnings estimate for the year.
Sirius XM Holdings said its second-quarter profit fell 4.4% as higher operating expenses offset a notable gain in revenue and net subscribers.