Category: Companies / October 25, 2013 10:52 AM EDT
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) reported fiscal first-quarter earnings excluding items of $1.05 per share on revenue of $21.21 billion, compared with earnings of $1.06 a share a year-ago.
Wall Street had expected the company to report earnings excluding items of $1.05 a share on $21.05 billion in revenue, according to analysts polled by Reuters.
On Friday, shares of Procter & Gamble edged down 0.91 percent to $79.88 in morning trading.
Also before the bell, United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) was among other notable companies reporting quarterly earnings results.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 10.87 points, or 0.07 percent, at 15,520.08. The S&P 500 Index was up 2.20 points, or 0.13 percent, at 1,754.32. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 16.94 points, or 0.43 percent, at 3,946.07.
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