Caterpillar Inc. CAT, -7.96% reported fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of $1.35 a share, well short of the consensus of $1.55. Sales fell 1% to $14.24 billion versus the FactSet consensus of $14.18 billion, and it issued a disappointing outlook for 2015. Shares were down 5.3% in premarket.
After Monday’s closing bell, Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -8.32% said it earned $5.86 billion, or 71 cents a share, in the fiscal second quarter, in line with analysts’ expectations and compared with 78 cents a share a year earlier. Revenues came in at $26.5 billion, compared with expectations of $26.3 billion, according to analysts polled by FactSet, and $24.5 billion a year earlier. Shares fell 7.6% in premarket activity.
Procter & Gamble Co. PG, -2.82% missed fiscal second-quarter profit expectations and lowered its growth outlook for the year. Shares fell 2.7% in premarket trade.
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