Chrysler reports its third straight quarterly profit, driven primarily by a 40% increase in U.S. retail sales.Chrysler Group reported its third consecutive quarterly profit and logged its best financial performance in more than a decade.
Chrysler Group reported its third consecutive quarterly profit and logged its best financial performance in more than a decade, a turbulent period of changing owners with varied business strategies for the Detroit automaker.
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.'s (RL) fiscal 2012 first-quarter earnings surged 57% to $1.90 per share from $1.21 in the year-ago period, as higher sales and strong gross margin drove performance. Quarterly earnings also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.45.
That it has been one of the most lacklustre shopping seasons in recent years has already been repeatedly covered, with average holiday spending expected to decline for the first time since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008, all this despite record promotions and an ever earlier start to Black Friday.
Tesla Motors Inc., the youngest U.S. automaker, ranks in the top five brands among people surveyed by Consumer Reports, another accolade from the magazine that rates Tesla’s Model S among the best cars it’s ever tested.
World Market Pulse submits:Chrysler Group (DCX), the U.S. automaker managed by Fiat SpA, one of the two U.S. automakers rescued by the government last year, reported an $84 million third-quarter loss Monday, but executives and analysts believe that the company is moving in the right direction with a projected a $700 million operating profit for 2010 after stripping out financing costs tied to its government-funded bankruptcy.
DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group LLC reported its first quarterly profit since the company emerged from a U.S.-funded bankruptcy nearly two years ago and came under the management control of Italian automaker Fiat SpA .