McDonald's said its profit for the second quarter fell 1% as the fast-food giant continues to struggle to connect with customers.
Coke's soda volumes bubbled up again in the second quarter, yet its profit and revenue slipped on higher commodity and marketing costs.
Kimberly-Clark Corp. said its second-quarter earnings slipped 3.2% as the consumer-products maker's higher product costs and spin-off related charges offset a slight gain in revenue.
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.
Harley-Davidson Inc. reported a 30% rise in second-quarter profit on higher motorcycle shipments and improving operating efficiencies but cut its motorcycle shipment outlook for the year.
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.
Comcast's second-quarter profit rose 15%, as it reduced its rate of video-subscriber losses, posted an increase in high-speed Internet customers and boosted profit in its NBCUniversal entertainment arm.