Apple is preparing for its largest initial production run of iPhones this year, betting that 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens will lure consumers now attracted to similar phones from Samsung and others.
Activist investor Jana Partners is calling for oil and gas company Apache Corp to exit some of its most expensive projects.
Gannett Co. said its second-quarter earnings rose 84% on a big boost from its broadcasting operations, which expanded with the media company's $1.5 billion acquisition of broadcaster Belo Corp. last year.
Peabody Energy Corp. swung to a second-quarter loss as the coal-mining company was hurt by weaker coal prices at its Australia operations and the year-earlier period benefited from a big tax benefit.
Rockwell Collins said its fiscal third-quarter earnings fell 3.6% as costs rose, while the aerospace-technologies company saw a recent acquisition again drive an increase in revenue.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. said its second-quarter profit slipped slightly as the maker of nutritional products reported higher sales that were offset in part by higher dairy costs.
Continued slowdown in cigarette shipment volume weighed on Altria Group's bottom-line, though the cigarette maker's adjusted earnings improved.
Ingersoll-Rand said its second-quarter earnings fell 3.5% as restructuring-related and other costs offset an increase in revenue in both its industrial and climate segments.
Strengthening domestic and international sales buoyed Domino's second-quarter profit, helping the bottom line climb 16% at the pizza chain.
Lexmark 's second-quarter earnings fell 88% as the printer company's year-earlier period included a benefit from the sale of its inkjet business, masking a slight increase in revenue.