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Coca-Cola Co. said profit and revenue fell less than expected in the latest quarter as developed markets buoyed the top line despite softness abroad. Overseas weakness and the stronger U.S. dollar have dragged results lately for the company, which generates about half its sales abroad but translates results into dollars.
Shares of Boeing Co. surged 3.4% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the aerospace and defense contractor beat third-quarter profit and sales expectations, and raised its outlook. Earnings rose to $2.3 billion, or $3.60 a share, from $1.7 billion, or $2.47 a share, in the same period a year ago, boosted by favorable tax items. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share came to $3.51, well above the FactSet consensus of $2.61. Revenue fell 8% to $23.9 billion from $25.8 billion, but beat the FactSet consensus of $23.6 billion. The company raised its 2016 adjusted EPS outlook to $7.10 to $7.30 from $6.40 to $6.60, and lifted its revenue outlook to $93.5 billion to $95.5 billion from $93.0 billion to $95.0 billion. The stock has lost 3.9% eyar to date through Tuesday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 4.3%.
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