JPMorgan Chase (JPM) noted 2.3% net revenue growth in 2016 after -2% in 2015.
Caterpillar (CAT) posted sales and revenue growth of -18% in 2016 compared to -15% in 2015.
3M (MMM) recorded net sales growth of close to -1% in 2016 compared to -5% in 2015.
Visa’s (V) revenue rose 9% in 2016 compared to 9.3% in 2015.
Walmart Stores (WMT) posted a 1% revenue increase in 2017 after a 1% decline in 2016 and 2% growth in 2015.
American Express (AXP) posted revenue growth of -2% in 2016 compared to 4% in 2015.
McDonald’s (MCD) recorded revenue growth of -3% in 2016 compared to -7.4% growth in 2015.
Walt Disney (DIS) posted 6% revenue growth in 2016 compared to almost 8% growth in 2015.
Verizon Communications (VZ) recorded revenue growth of -4.3% in 2016 compared to 4% growth in 2015.
Home Depot (HD) posted a 7% increase in net sales for 2017 compared to 6.4% in 2016 and 6% in 2015.
United Health Group (UNH) recorded 18% revenue growth in 2016 versus 20% in 2015.
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Core Laboratories recorded a 7.0% rise in revenue for the first half of 2017. The growth was driven by production enhancement, offset by reservoir description.
Sempra Energy’s revenue for the first half of 2017 rose 7.0%, driven by every segment.
Nike’s (NKE) operating income rose 5.0% in 2017 compared to 8.0% in 2016 due to higher expenses and lower gross margins.
Prologis has noted a 15.0% rise in revenue in the first half of 2017, driven by every segment. Operating income rose 61.0% despite higher expenses.
Agilent Technologies’ net revenue rose 6.0% in the first nine months of 2017, driven by every segment. Income from operations rose 41.0% as total costs didn’t increase much.
Kellogg has noted a 3.0% fall in sales for the first half of 2017. The fall is due to a decline in every segment, offset by U.S. Specialty, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
BlackRock posted a 7.0% revenue growth in the first half of 2017, driven by every segment except multi-asset and alternatives, which reported flat growth.
Ecolab’s net sales for the first half of 2017 rose 3.0%, driven by every segment. Operating income had a 4.0% growth despite higher operating expenses.