Caterpillar (CAT): Shares climbing here, up around 3.4%. The construction equipment maker and global growth name beat on both the top and bottom line, and raised its 2018 profit outlook as well.
Verizon (VZ): Shares higher here, up around 1.6%. The telecom giant and our corporate parent reported a strong earnings and revenue beat, with retail postpaid connections up by 260,000.
3M (MMM): Shares lower here, down around 6.2%. The conglomerate and post-it maker earnings were basically in-line with estimates, but it trimmed its full-year profit forecast.
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