Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O) reported better-than-expected profit and revenue, helped by higher sales of "Call of Duty" and "Hearthstone" franchises, and raised its 2015 revenue and profit forecast.
U.S. stock indexes slipped Tuesday after Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the economy is ripe for a rise in short-term interest rates.
Walt Disney Co. DIS 0.47 % said its earnings rose a better-than-expected 11%, boosted in part because of the success of Marvel's “Avengers: Age of Ultron” as well as the continued popularity of merchandise related to the “Frozen” film.
Alien adventure “Home” lifted quarterly revenues at DreamWorks Animation, though the fallout from the troubled studio's ongoing restructuring resulted in a net loss for the period.
Sprint Corp. Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure showed progress in his turnaround plan for the unprofitable carrier with better-than-estimated quarterly results and the third consecutive gain in subscribers.