$LOCO (El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.)

$LOCO {{ '2015-10-06T18:35:09+0000' | timeago}} • SEC

$LOCO and its franchisees began remodeling program in 2011 and as of July 1, 2015, $LOCO had remodeled 243 system-wide, over 50% of its restaurant system. On average, the cost of $LOCO's restaurant remodels investment is $270,000 per restaurant. $LOCO expects its remodeling program to result in higher restaurant revenue and strengthened brand.

$INFO {{ '2018-01-16T20:28:30+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$LOCO {{ '2018-01-09T15:05:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LOCO announced that Douglas Babb has been appointed as an independent member of its Board of Directors, effective January 3, 2018. Mr. Babb currently is the Managing Director of Babb Strategic Services, LLP.

$VVV {{ '2018-01-09T13:57:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VVV, a producer of automotive lubricants, has appointed Brad Patrick as Chief People and Communications Officer. Patrick, who joins the company from Tempur Sealy International, will report to Valvoline's CEO Sam Mitchell. Previously, Patrick held key HR positions at Sara Lee, The Gillette, Delta Air Lines and Frito-Lay.

$INFO {{ '2018-01-03T13:30:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO appointed Lord Browne of Madingley and Nicoletta Giadrossi as new directors of the company. Also, Lance Uggla, the company’s president and COO, became chairman and CEO of $INFO on Jan. 1, 2018, following the retirement of chairman and CEO Jerre Stead on Dec. 31, 2017.

$AOBC {{ '2017-12-07T23:34:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AOBC now sees 3Q18 net sales of $170-180MM generating a GAAP EPS of $0.01-0.04 and adjusted EPS of $0.07-0.10. For FY18, the firearm maker expects net sales of $650-675MM generating a GAAP EPS of $0.33-0.43 and adjusted EPS of $0.57-0.67.

$AOBC {{ '2017-12-07T23:31:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With wholesaler and retailer orders slumping, iconic Smith & Wesson firearm maker $AOBC saw quarterly net sales slump 36% to $148.4MM in 2Q18. Net income reduced to a measly $3.2MM or $0.06 per diluted share, about one-tenth f om last year's $32.5MM or $0.57 per diluted share.

$INFO {{ '2017-12-04T12:52:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO closed its offering of $500MM of senior notes due 2026 in a private placement transaction. $INFO plans to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility.

$DWDP {{ '2017-12-01T20:09:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Dow Chemical proclaimed that it had completed the sale of a part of its Dow AgroSciences' corn seed business in Brazil to China’s CITIC for $1.1Bil. Dow, a subsidiary of $DWDP, sold the seed business as part of the conditional regulatory approval from Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defense for its recently completed merger with DuPont.

$INFO {{ '2017-11-30T13:08:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO has priced an offering of $500MM  aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2026. The offering is expected to close on December 1, 2017. The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility.

$LOCO {{ '2017-11-29T17:18:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LOCO announced its strategic partnership with Ansira, LLC, an independently owned digital, CRM, and channel marketing agency. Ansira will support El Pollo Loco, including its Loco Rewards program, by leveraging ongoing data to improve customer insights, individual customer engagement, and ultimately drive increased profits.

$CMG {{ '2017-11-29T14:18:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMG announced that Steve Ells, Chairman & CEO, will become Executive Chairman following the appointment of a new CEO. The Board has formed a search committee comprised of Directors Robin Hickenlooper and Ali Namvar, as well as Ells, and has also retained the services of executive recruitment firm Spencer Stuart to identify a new CEO.

$BHF {{ '2017-11-16T17:28:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$VVV {{ '2017-11-15T12:18:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VVV has increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock by more than 50%, from $0.049 to $0.0745 per share. The dividend will be payable on Dec. 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 1, 2017.

$CMG {{ '2017-11-06T15:34:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMG announced a new mobile app that is available for download on Apple and Android devices. The app offers features such as quick reorder of one’s favorite meals, streamlined payment options and the ability to receive, store and redeem Chipotle offers. Guests can download the new app on the Apple App Store or Android Google Play.

$DWDP {{ '2017-11-03T17:45:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Amid investors pressure on realigning few operations in Agriculture, Specialty Products and Materials Science business units, $DWDP reported its first quarterly earnings after the Dow-DuPont merger. Net sales jumped 23% to $15.3Bil for the third quarter of 2017. GAAP EPS plunged 49% to $0.32, while pro forma adj. EPS rose 10% to $0.55.

$DWDP {{ '2017-11-02T15:21:30+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$DWDP DowDuPont Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$FIT {{ '2017-11-01T20:32:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$FIT Fitbit Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$CMG {{ '2017-10-25T19:34:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In terms of free cash flow for 2018, $CMG plans to use any additional cash for strategic investments such as digital and remodels. The company expects to examine remodels during 1Q18 and consider implementing it in 2H18. But to the extent that there are no strategic investments, $CMG expects to use the cash to buy back stock at a high level.

$CMG {{ '2017-10-25T19:20:33+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CMG's core business was adversely impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. About 425 of its restaurants were directly in the path of the storms, and more restaurants were indirectly impacted by the subsequent rain along the East Coast. Due to the downtime from the hurricanes, $CMG estimates sales were lower by about $6MM or 50BP of comp for 3Q17.

$CMG {{ '2017-10-25T19:20:16+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $CMG drove sales through its efforts to strengthen digital ordering, which continues to perform near record levels. Since implementing Smarter Pickup Times earlier in 2017, the company has seen a 51% increase in digital orders. Online advertising support for digital ordering is effective, driving more than 40% of all online orders.

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