KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Ken Zener questions $NX on how weather impacted sales region-wise or expectation-wise. CFO Brent Korb says that weather had a positive impact on an early start to the construction season. The company didn't see a big difference or spike through the winter period, but saw steady progress and growth through 1H16.
$PRGO agreed to divest Tysabri royalty stream. Royalty Pharma will buy all of $PRGO's rights to receive Tysabri royalty payments from and after Jan. 1, 2017, which $PRGO has under agreement with $BIIB. Tysabri is FDA approved treatment for multiple sclerosis. $PRGO acquired Tysabri royalty stream rights through 2013 acquisition of Elan Corp. plc.
$PRGO agreed to divest Tysabri royalty stream for up to $2.85Bil. The consideration composed of $2.2Bil in cash at closing and up to $650MM in potential milestone payments based upon future global net sales of Tysabri in 2018 and 2020.
Offshore drilling company $ESV reported 4Q16 net income of $39MM, or $0.13 per share, compared to net loss of $2.47Bil, or $10.64 per share during 4Q15. Revenues declined 39% YoY to $505MM, mainly due to decline in reported utilization to 51%.