When it comes to earnings time, there is no company that’s not hoping for a positive outcome.
From social media giants like Facebook to the newly acquired Whole Foods and beyond, companies are always striving to do better than in the previous quarter and better than the same time period the year before.
Today’s news sheds light on earnings results from four different companies.
Here are the numbers:
$9.32 billion | Facebook’s revenue, which beat out analysts’ expectations of $9.2 billion
4 percent | Facebook shares increase in after-hours trading
$3.73 billion | Whole Foods revenue, which beat analysts’ expectations of $3.72 billion
8 percent | Amount of increased loans for Discover Financial Services
160 percent | Bitcoin’s increase in share price this year, influencing Advanced Micro Devices’strong Q2 results