$VSI (Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.)

$VSI {{ '2016-03-01T14:08:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Nutritional products company $VSI said its BoD decided to expand the size of the Board to 11 directors and has appointed Guillermo Marmol as new independent member of the BoD effective February 29, 2016. Mr. Marmol will also be a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:40:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM currently expects full-year 2017 EPS to be between $4.78 and $4.93, at the existing exchange rates. Adjusted for currency impact and other items, the projected EPS represents a 9-12% YoY increase. The company forecasts a net revenue growth of above 7% for  2017, excluding excise taxes and other items.

$PM {{ '2017-07-20T11:29:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM’s 2Q17 earnings dipped modestly to $1.14 per share as the strong dollar continued to drag the bottom line. Adjusted for unfavorable currency, earnings rose 8.7%. Revenues of the tobacco behemoth, excluding excise taxes, rose 4% YoY to $6.9Bil. The volume of cigarette and heated tobacco unit shipments dropped 5% to 199.9Bil during the quarter.

$ASH {{ '2017-07-19T20:47:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASH elected Susan Main and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson as new members of its BoD. This  brings the size of the board to 11 directors. Main has served as SVP and CFO of $TDY, and Kathleen is EVP and global chief human resources officer at $WBA.

$RAI {{ '2017-07-19T15:26:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RAI's shareholders approved three proposals related to $BTI's proposed acquisition of $RAI, including adjournment of the special meeting, plan of merger and compensation payments. The transaction is expected to close on or about July 25, 2017.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T19:33:17+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Despite very disappointing industry trend that persisted into 2Q17, $HOG's used motorcycles were selling very well. Through May, $HOG saw healthy sales growth rates of used Harleys on a basis which is approx. 2.5 times larger than new. However, the revenue associated with the sale of used motorcycles does not directly benefit the company revenue.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T19:26:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HOG said its biggest opportunity for growth is outside the US. The company, that rides on the strength of its brand, continues to expand its International distribution. During 2Q17, it expanded the International reach with 13 new dealerships.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T19:21:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HOG building its way towards having 2MM Harley riders in the US by 2027 by attracting younger customer through its outreach efforts. The company has trained nearly 32,000 riders in the first half of 2017 through its Riding Academy program, and have nine more dealers on board to offer Riding Academy for the next-generation of riders.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T19:09:10+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$HOG plans to cut jobs at some of its US manufacturing plants in an effort to manage its business cost structure, though the number of positions wasn't immediately clear. This move comes after the company lowered its shipments for 2017, which means it needs to reduce planned production.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T14:35:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HOG's worldwide retail motorcycle sales in 2Q17 were down 6.7%, as the company's biggest market, the United States, had a 9.3% decline, while International had a 2.3% fall. The company said its share in the U.S. big-bike market fell to 48.5% in 2Q17, from 49.5% a year ago.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T14:31:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Facing slowing demand for its vehicles, $HOG now forecasts to ship 241,000 to 246,000 motorcycles to dealers worldwide in 2017, representing a decline of 6% to 8% from 2016. For 3Q17, it expects to ship 39,000 to 44,000 motorcycles, down 10% to 20% from 2016.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T14:16:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The slowing demand and the US industry challenges strikes $HOG, as the Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker posted lower earnings in 2Q17 and cuts its full-year motorcycle shipments forecast. The company's profit fell 8% YoY to $258.9MM, or $1.48 per share. Consolidated revenue fell 5% to $1.7Bil.

$HOG {{ '2017-07-18T12:28:09+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$HOG Harley-Davidson Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$BAX {{ '2017-07-17T20:58:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAX appointed Cathy Smith, EVP and CFO of $TGT, to its BoD, bringing the total number of directors serving the company at this time to 13. Smith now also serves on $BAX's Audit Committee.

$CAR {{ '2017-07-17T13:54:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Car Rental operator $CAR said it has integrated $AMZN’s voice platform Alexa to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations with ease.  Avis is the first car rental company to offer the service.

$CHD {{ '2017-07-17T11:58:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CHD has agreed to acquire water-jet technology company Water Pik, Inc. from MidOcean Partners for approx $1Bil in cash. The acquisition is expected to be neutral to its 2017 EPS. The transaction, which will be financed with debt, is expected to close in the third quarter.

$PFE {{ '2017-07-13T12:13:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The FDA has accepted $PFE's filing of supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XELJANZ (tofacitinib citrate), an investigational oral treatment for adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. The FDA has provided an anticipated Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date in March 2018 for the sNDA.

$KR {{ '2017-07-12T20:42:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR announced the appointment of Liz Ferneding as President of the Ruler division, effective July 31. Ms. Ferneding succeeds Paul Bowen, who retired in May.

$WBA {{ '2017-07-12T20:41:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WBA BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share, up 6.7%. The dividend is payable Sept. 12, 2017 to stockholders of record Aug. 18, 2017, and raised the annual rate from $1.50 per share to $1.60 per share.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-12T15:14:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM has signed a lease with $TGT for a 48,000-square-foot, small-format store at Westmont Plaza in Haddon Township, New Jersey, set to open in July 2018. The addition of Target is the first step in a larger repositioning of the 173,000-square-foot, open-air center. The store will also offer a CVS Pharmacy and Target’s Order Pickup service.

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Tuesday, July 18 2017 - 1:00pm
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