Skip to main content



(ORCL) - Get Oracle Corporation Report

, the software giant, reported an in-line profit Thursday for its fiscal first quarter but fell short on revenue by a wide margin.

Oracle generated non-GAAP earnings of $2.6 billion, or 53 cents a share, for the three months ended in August on revenue of $8.18 billion. Analysts were expecting a profit of 53 cents a share on revenue of $8.42 billion.

Oracle Shares Recover After Top-Line Miss


(MCD) - Get McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Report

raised its quarterly dividend by 10%.

The fast-food chain bumped the quarterly payout to 77 cents a share. The forward annual dividend of $3.08 per share implies a yield of 3.3%.


(AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report

iPhone 5 went on sale across the globe Friday amid strong demand for the new device.

Shares of the tech giant hit a new high of $703.99 earlier this week.

Apple announced on Monday it had received 2 million pre-orders in the first 24 hours of the iPhone 5's availability.

Apple Maps: An iOS 6 Letdown (Update 2)

TheStreet Recommends

Darden Restaurants

(DRI) - Get Darden Restaurants, Inc. Report

is expected by analysts Friday to post fiscal first-quarter earnings of 84 cents a share for the three months ended in August on revenue of $2.03 billion.

Darden is the operator of the Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurant chains.

Other companies reporting earnings Friday include

KB Home

(KBH) - Get KB Home Report


Park Electrochemical

(PKE) - Get Park Aerospace Corp. Report


5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

-- Written by Joseph Woelfel

>To contact the writer of this article, click here:

Joseph Woelfel

>To submit a news tip, send an email to: