Roche Holding's first-half net profit slid 7% under pressure from exchange rates but strong sales of its cancer therapies prompted the Swiss drug giant to confirm its outlook for the full year.
American Airlines Group said it posted the highest quarterly profit in the company's history on increased revenue, and unveiled a capital deployment plan.
As smartphone screens grow larger and laptop computers grow thinner and lighter, sales of the iPad are declining and growth slowing for rival Android tablets.
Caterpillar said its profit rose 4.1% as the machinery maker benefited from lower operating costs and strong construction results, while its mining-related business continued to post weak results.
Southwest Airlines Co. said its second-quarter earnings more than doubled as the carrier reported higher passenger revenue and lower fuel costs.
Meal-delivery startups such as Plated and Blue Apron, along with their investors are hoping to avoid the fate of dot.com era food industry failures.
Boston Scientific Corp. said second-quarter earnings fell as higher costs, including a $267 million litigation-related expense, masked an increase in revenue.
GM reported an 80% drop its second-quarter net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in charges related to vehicle recalls and money set aside to fund a compensation plan for victims of accidents linked to defective ignition-switches.
Supervalu said its fiscal first-quarter earnings fell 49% as the supermarket operator was hit by weaker margins and a modest sales decline, while the year-earlier period included a tax benefit.
United Continental Holdings said its second-quarter profit surged 68% as passenger revenue climbed.