$AAPL's 1Q16 sales in China rose 14% YoverY, while both Japan and the Americas posted declines of 12% and 4%, respectively. Meanwhile, sales in Europe and Rest of Asia Pacific increased 4% each in the quarter.
$PLD said as manufacturing increases in the US, demand will also
increase. In Northern Mexico and China, demand is likely to suffer. These two
places account for 2% of the company’s overall activity while the US accounts
for 73%. While there could be a headwind on overall economic growth, the
short-term impact for $PLD would be positive.
$CORE announced the expiration of its supply agreement with Kroger Convenience effective April 2017. The expiring agreement covers about 680 stores, reducing the company's total location count to about 44,000.
of net effective same store net operating income growth was 3.2% for 4Q16 and 5.6%
for 2016. In 2016, development stabilizations had an estimated margin of 27%
and value creation of over $570MM. Development starts had an estimated margin
of over 20% and net deployment activity generated surplus cash of $1.4Bil.
Regarding the 2017 year-end backlog, $LMT said the company might see a little bit of degradation of about $2MM or so for the year. The company added that the big orders for the year that are expected are the LRIP 11 definitization for F-35.
$AKS said that it believes electrical steel market will continue to experience volatility due in large part to the production over capacity in China. However, the company believes it is in well position to serve the electrical steel market and provide customers with products to meet the new high efficiency standards both in U.S. and Europe.