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By Times Wires
Published February 1, 2008


Google Inc.

The Internet search engine leader's fourth-quarter profit missed analyst expectations, signaling the crumbling U.S. economy has dented even the online moneymaking machine.

4th Qtr Year ago

Revenue $2.77B $2.36B

Net income $1.21B $1.03B

Per share $3.79 $3.29

2007 2006

Revenue $16.6B $10.6B

Net income $4.2B $3.1B

Per share $13.29 $9.94

Media General Inc.

The Richmond, Va., newspaper publisher and television station operator and the parent company of the Tampa Tribune and WFLA-Ch. 8, said fourth-quarter profit dropped 70 percent and attributed its performance to a weak economic climate in Florida, particularly in classified advertising.

4th Qtr Year ago

Revenue $243.8M $289.4M

Net income $9.6M $31.6M

Per share 43 cents $1.33

2007 2006

Net income $10.7M $79M

Per share 47 cents $3.35

Old Harbor Bank

The Clearwater bank reported a loss for the fourth quarter as a result of a $643,000 provision for loan losses. Earnings improved for the fiscal year and assets rose 27 percent to $46-million.

4th Qtr Year ago

Net income -$195,000 $22,000

Per share -10 cents 1 cent

2007 2006

Net income $121,000 -$127,000

Per share 6 cents -6 cents

CVS Caremark Corp.

The nation's largest pharmacy chain said fourth-quarter profits nearly doubled as it cut costs after acquiring Caremark and benefitting from new generic drugs.

4th Qtr Year ago

Revenue $21.94B $12.07B

Net income $811.2M $413.8M

Per share 55 cents 49 cents

Burger King Holding

The world's No. 2 hamburger chain said second-quarter profit jumped 29 percent as the stalwart Whopper, the new Homestyle Melt and promotions with TV tie-ins fired up worldwide sales.

2nd Qtr Year ago

Revenue $613M $559M

Net income $49M $38M

Per share 36 cents 28 cents

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