“It’s been rough for investors looking for profit growth with half of large U.S. companies reporting net income drops last year. But for some companies – it hasn’t been just one down year – but four in a row.” Today’s article highlights “nine companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index… [that] reported lower net income not just in 2014, but in the previous three calendar years”, including a software company, a department store and a food distributor. What are the nine companies in this unenviable position? What factors are contributing to their consistent losses? And what are some of the companies doing to try and ameliorate their bottom lines? CLICK HERE to find out.