Morning News Leader
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) is up 2.5% Friday morning. The stock is moving higher in reaction to the company's mixed second-quarter report. Fifth Third reported earnings of 46 cents per share, versus the consensus 42 cents. While earnings topped estimates, sales fell slightly short of the consensus at $1.50 billion versus the consensus $1.53 billion.
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) is a regional Midwest bank.
Cintas Corporation (CTAS) and SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) top the list of other companies with positive news today, while Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) and General Electric Company (GE) top the list of companies with negative news.