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Company News for April 18, 2012 - Corporate Summary

By: Zacks.com
Posted: 4/18/2012 9:51:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: FSLR;GS;JNJ;KO;WST

•    Shares of First Solar, Inc.(NASDAQ: FSLR ) gained 10.3% after the sun power company said it plans to close several of its manufacturing facilities and eliminate 2,000 jobs, or roughly 30% of its work force

•    Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) reported first quarter earnings per share of $1.37, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.36 by a penny

•    Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS ) posted first quarter earnings per share of $3.92, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.55

•    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO ) reported first quarter earnings per share of $0.89, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.88
 
•    West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (NYSE: WST ) surged 12.8% after the company declared that its first-quarter earnings that will surpass the Street's expectations
 


 
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