Among the earnings stories for Tuesday, Sept. 1, from AP Financial News:
MT. AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Pike Electric Corp. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell 56 percent as the recession sapped the country's energy appetite.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — VeriFone Holdings Inc., which provides electronic payment services, said it recorded a fiscal third-quarter profit of $21.9 million, compared with a year-earlier loss, even as sales slid 18 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) — Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. posted a slightly narrower loss than Wall Street was expecting despite slumping revenues.