FPL Group Inc.
The owner of Florida's largest utility, based in Juno Beach, said second-quarter profit jumped 72 percent after gains in population expanded its customer base and earnings from competitive power sales surged.
2nd Qtr Year Ago Revenue $3.93-bil $3.81-bil Net Income $405-mil $236-mil Per Share $1.01 60 cents
Verizon Communications Inc.
The country's second largest telecommunications company reported second-quarter earnings that rose strongly from a year ago, meeting analyst expectations.
2nd Qtr Year Ago Revenue $23.3-bil $21.9-bil Net Income $1.68-bil $1.61-bil Per Share 58 cents 55 cents
GMAC Financial Services
The finance company formerly controlled by General Motors Corp. said losses from its home-lending operations caused second-quarter profits to fall 63 percent.
2nd Qtr Year Ago Revenue $4.02-bil $5-bil Net Income $293-mil $787-mil