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Brown & Brown, Inc.

The nation's sixth-largest insurance broker, based partly in Tampa, said Monday its net income for the second quarter grew by 17.1 percent, aided by selling all of the remaining shares of the company's long-term investment in Rock-Tenn Co. at a pre-tax gain of $9.8-million.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Revenue $246-mil $220-mil

Net Income $52-mil $44-mil

Per Share 37 cents 32 cents

Raymond James Financial

The St. Petersburg-based financial services company reported record results for the fiscal third quarter with net income up 20 percent from a year ago on a 9 percent gain in net revenues. The credit goes to "impressive increases in net interest earnings, fueled by continued rapid growth at Raymond James Bank and excellent results in the capital markets sector," chief executive Tom James said. He said the company has "virtually no exposure" to sub-prime loans.

3rd Qtr Year Ago

Revenue $688.7-mil $633-mil

Net Income $68.4-mil $56.8-mil

Per Share 57 cents 48 cents Inc.

The world's biggest online retailer, said profit more than tripled after it reduced technology spending and boosted sales of electronics. The company increased its annual sales forecast, causing shares to surge 21 percent in extended trading.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Net Revenue $2.88-bil $2.14-bil

Net Income $78-mil $22-mil

Per Share 19 cents 5 cents

McDonald's Corp

The fast food giant said Tuesday that it posted its second-ever loss - its first in nearly five years - in the second quarter because of a hefty one-time charge.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Net Revenue $6-bil $5.36-bil

Net Income -$717.7-mil $869.9-mil

Per Share -60 cents 67 cents

UPS Inc.

The world's largest shipping carrier reported Tuesday a 4.1 percent rise in second-quarter earnings on a modest increase in sales. The results narrowly beat Wall Street expectations.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Net Revenue $12.9-bil $11.74-bil

Net Income $1.1-bil $1.06-bil

Per Share $1.04 97 cents