Earnings Roundup: Nintendo, AT&T and Nokia Make Mad Bank

It's the end of the quarter, which means it's raining earnings reports—companies tell investors (and the world) just how much coin they're swimming in (or bleeding out). Today, Nintendo revealed that the Wii is printing money twice as fast as last year; AT&T pulled in almost 3 million new subscribers; Nokia now… » 1/24/08 10:30am 1/24/08 10:30am

Sprint Earnings Report: Not So Great, But the Sky's Not Falling Yet

Well, if AT&T and Verizon are having slambang quarters, someone's gotta get the short end of the stick. And that someone is Sprint, though the picture's not quite as dire as the summary execution of their former CEO depicts. "Consoliated net operating revenues" for the quarter were $10 billion, down half a billion… » 11/01/07 4:00pm 11/01/07 4:00pm

Verizon Earnings Report: iPhone Effect Seemingly Non-Existent

It looks like AT&T's impressive growth of 2 million additional wireless subscribers didn't take too much away from Verizon, who posted 1.8 million net additional subscribers for a total of 63.7 million, trailing AT&T's total by 2 million. Quarterly net income was down over half a billion, to $1.27 billion from $1.92… » 10/29/07 5:20pm 10/29/07 5:20pm

Microsoft Earnings Report: Everything's Growing, Lots of Money, Hurray

It turned out to be a damn good quarter for Microsoft, pulling in $13.76 billion in revenue—a 27 percent jump over the same quarter last year—for a net income of $4.29 billion, making it "the fastest revenue growth of any first quarter since 1999" with double digit growth in every division. (Halo 3 was mentioned… » 10/25/07 8:30pm 10/25/07 8:30pm

Motorola's Mobile Division Drops Nearly a Billion Bucks Compared with…

Even if you aren't an accountant (I'm not) you can tell right off the bat things aren't so sunny when you only see the word "sales" leading the press release bullet points, and not the words "net income" or "profit." Such is the case with Motorola, continuing their downward spiral. The release highlights tout $8.8… » 10/25/07 5:30pm 10/25/07 5:30pm

Nintendo's First Half Profit Nearly Triples, Money Printers Can't Keep…

No surprises here, really. Profits for Nintendo's first fiscal half were ¥132.42 billion ($1.16 billion) on sales of ¥694.80 billion ($6.09 billion), destroying the same half last year's profit of ¥54.35 billion on ¥298.82 billion in sales. Nintendo's feeling pretty good, obviously, raising forecasted sales of the… » 10/25/07 4:30pm 10/25/07 4:30pm

Sony Profits Thanks to Weak Yen and Cameras, No Thanks to PS3 and Bravia

It's quarterly earnings time, so get ready for a bunch of big numbers in foreign denominations. Sony's net quarterly income rocketed to ¥73.7 billion ($645 million) on revenues of ¥2.08 trillion ($18.2 billion), over 40 times higher than last year's same quarter net income of ¥1.7 billion ($14.9 million). Sony's game… » 10/25/07 3:10pm 10/25/07 3:10pm

AT&T Earnings Report: Big Wireless Subscriber Gains

AT&T's reporting Q3 revenues of $30.1 billion for a net income of $3.1 billion, nearly doubling the same quarter of last year's $15.6 billion in revenues for a net income of $2.2 billion (which was prior to its swallowing of BellSouth for total ownage of the Cingular venture). The real nugget of interest in the… » 10/23/07 3:30pm 10/23/07 3:30pm