Jabil Circuit ( JBL), the contract electronics manufacturer, said Wednesday that fiscal second-quarter earnings fell 9% to $88.5 million, or 43 cents a share, from year-earlier profit of $97.7 million, or 46 cents a share. Jabil attributed the earnings decline partly to costs that were higher than expected from its acquisition of Nypro in February. Adjusted earnings in the quarter were 53 cents a share on revenue of $4.42 billion. Analysts were looking for profit of 54 cents a share on revenue of $4.39 billion.
Nike ( NKE) is expected by Wall Street to report fiscal third-quarter earnings of 67 cents a share on revenue of $6.23 billion.
Micron Technology ( MU) is expected by analysts Thursday to post a fiscal second-quarter loss of 19 cents a share on revenue of $1.92 billion.
KB Home ( KBH) is forecast to post a first-quarter loss of 22 cents a share on revenue of $360 million. On Wednesday, rival Lennar ( LEN) said fiscal first-quarter earnings more than tripled as new orders and deliveries continued to rise.
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