$ORLY 2Q15 Call: Company is setting its 3Q15 comparable store sales guidance at a range of 3-5% and FY15 in the range of 4-6%. Opened 99 net new stores in 1H15. GM was 52% of sales, an improvement of 54 BP over the prior year. ORLY remains confident to achieve FY15 GM guidance of 51.8-52.2% of sales. Effective tax rate was 37.3% of pre-tax income.
$FTR reorganized its business structure with the creation of new consumer and commercial business. The company said that the previous structures were more regionally focused and it had seven regions structure before the reorganization.
$PCLN believes that over the next decade China will continue to be
one of the largest opportunities for travel growth in terms of increasing market
share for the company. $PCLN also sees opportunities to increase domestic market
share in the US.
$PRGO said that in the Consumer Healthcare business, it has been seeing certain pricing pressure. Therefore, across categories $PRGO competes in, it has competitive pricing. The company expects pricing pressure to continue in different segments going forward. But given the growth in new products, $PRGO expects to overcome the pricing challenges.