$WTW (Weight Watchers International, Inc.)

$WTW {{ '2016-09-13T11:19:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WTW announced that its Board has created an interim Office of the CEO to lead the company until a new CEO is appointed. The 3 members of the Office of the CEO will be CFO Nicholas Hotchkin, and directors Thilo Semmelbauer and Christopher Sobecki.

$HRB {{ '2018-01-16T22:37:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRB and $WMT announced that $HRB will be the exclusive DIY desktop tax software provider available at Walmart stores nationwide, and sold directly by Walmart on walmart.com. This partnership makes the DIY products more convenient for clients to purchase, and prepare their taxes and get their maximum tax refund.

$WY {{ '2018-01-16T22:19:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For shareholders of $WY, the 2017 dividend distributions totaling $1.25 per share on the common stock are classified for income tax purposes as Capital Gain Distributions treated as long-term capital gain.

$WMT {{ '2018-01-12T12:16:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WMT division Sam’s Club has revealed plans to convert around 12 of its closed stores into eCommerce fulfillment centers. The first center will be located in Memphis. The rest of the 63 stores identified for closure will be wound up over the coming weeks. The company plans to place its associates affected by the initiative to the nearby locations.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$UNF {{ '2018-01-03T13:39:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNF's Core Laundry Operations produced 1Q18 revenues of $373.8 million, up 6.2% from the prior year period. Specialty Garments segment reported revenue of $28.4MM, up 27.2% YoY. This improvement was primarily due to increased outages and project-based activity in the US and Canada.

$UNF {{ '2018-01-03T13:34:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Uniform provider $UNF reported 21% growth in its 1Q18 results, helped by higher revenues. Net income rose to $34.2MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $28.2MM, or $1.38 per share during 1Q17. Revenue during the quarter rose 7.7% YoY to $415.8MM, helped by growth in its biggest segment Core Laundry.

$XOXO {{ '2018-01-02T13:16:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$XOXO named Jeffrey Yin as General Counsel, reporting to CEO Mike Steib and serving on XO Group's executive team. Most recently, Yin served as the General Counsel of The Alberleen Group, a boutique investment bank and family office.

$CAG {{ '2017-12-22T18:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$CAG has been on a buying spree in order to strengthen its position, mainly in the snacks space. During 2Q18, it completed the $250MM acquisition of Angie's Artisan Treats, the maker of Angie's Boom Chicka Pop. The company also entered into an agreement to acquire Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin business. The deal is expected to close in early FY18.

$GOOG {{ '2017-12-22T12:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of the board of directors of $GOOG $GOOGL, has decided to step down. He will take up the role of Technical Advisor to the firm. Schmidt, who has been serving Alphabet for the past 17 years, will continue to serve on its Board. It is expected that the Board will appoint a non-executive chairman at the next meeting.”

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:44:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

On tax front, as $GIS sees with any increase in earnings, the company will evaluate several uses for the utilization. The company will look at brand investment, capital investment, merger & acquisition and clearly cash return to shareholders. $GIS' long-term expectations on how the company is going to drive the business haven't changed.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:42:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Looking ahead to 2H18, $GIS expects to continue driving good performance on frozen meals, led by strong demand in K-12 schools for its healthy delicious and easy-to-prepare meal solutions. And the company likes the prospects for its Stuffed Waffle, which meets many C-store's consumers desires for convenience and great taste.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:29:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 2018, $GIS said the yogurt innovation has been tremendously successful thus far, led by Oui by Yoplait, which already makes up almost 10% of its U.S. yogurt portfolio. Oui's glass jar and unique positioning really standout on shelf, which has helped drive strong consumer trial and $GIS is seeing an acceleration in repeat purchases.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:27:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GIS is planning to extend its cereal momentum in 2H18 behind some exciting innovation and platform marketing executions. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios, which launched in October is off to a great start and is turning at the top of the category. $GIS will continue to fuel this new product in 2H18 with strong in 3Q18.

$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T19:25:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GIS continues to expect its full-year 2018 adjusted effective tax rate to be in line with last year. At this point, $GIS has not incorporated any estimate of the impact of U.S. tax reform legislation into its guidance. And average diluted shares outstanding declined 3% in 2Q18. The company now expects shares to be down about 2% for the full-year.

$CAG {{ '2017-12-21T17:27:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAG agreed to acquire the Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin business, which produces frozen breakfast and entree flatbread sandwiches. The transaction is expected to close in early 2018.

$CAG {{ '2017-12-21T16:37:54+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$GIS {{ '2017-12-21T15:44:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $GIS declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.49 per share. The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Jan. 10, 2018.

$CAG {{ '2017-12-21T13:37:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY18, $CAG expects its organic net sales growth to be flat to down 2%. Adj. EPS from continuing operations is expected to be near the high end of the range of $1.84-1.89. Net sales growth is expected to be 100 to 150Bps higher than the organic net sales growth rate due to the impacts of acquisitions and foreign exchange.

$CAG {{ '2017-12-21T13:32:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAG reported 83% jump in its 2Q18 earnings, helped by net sales growth and lower interest expense. Net income grew to $223.5MM, or $0.54 per share, from $122.1MM, or $0.28 per share during 2Q17. Adj. EPS grew 12.2% from $0.49 to $0.55. Net sales rose 4% YoY to $2.17Bil, reflecting continued improvements in domestic retail volume growth.

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