Unilever said the businesses it will acquire had sales of euro750 million and operating earnings of euro128 million in the 12 months ending in June.
KB Home posts smaller 3Q loss as sales increase
LOS ANGELES (AP) ¿ KB Home posted a smaller third-quarter loss on Friday as new home orders increased and the builder cut costs.The company lost $66 million, or 87 cents a share, in the three months ended in August. That compares with a loss of $144.7 million, or $1.87 a share, the same period last year. Still, the results missed analysts' expectations. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecasted a loss of 58 cents a share on revenue of about $457.9 million. ___ Something to tweet about: Twitter valued at $1B SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ¿ Twitter Inc.'s founders now have a billion-dollar baby, and they seem determined to raise it without a corporate parent.
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