$UVV (Universal Corporation)

$UVV {{ '2016-07-11T21:01:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Leaf tobacco supplier $UVV said its subsidiary, Universal Leaf Tobacco Hungary Pte. Ltd., will discontinue processing leaf tobaccos in its factory in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary effective immediately. To increase supply chain efficiencies in the European leaf tobacco market, $UVV will concentrate processing Hungarian tobaccos in its Italian facilities.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T19:34:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $FAST said its net sales grew 9% YoY to $323MM in December 2017. Daily average sales advanced 15% annually to $16.2MM, with sales in the US and the whole of North America growing 13% and 15% respectively. The company had 20,565 employees at the end of the month, up 5% compared to last year.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T17:32:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$FAST said its fastener division registered lower margin due to higher expenses in 4Q17, when profitability was impacted by the tax legislation. The company is aggressively investing in its onsite and e-commerce initiatives, and expects  inventory position to improve further in 2018. Fastenal targets to sign 21000-23000 vending devices this year.

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T14:52:23+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$FAST Fastenal Company Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$FAST {{ '2018-01-17T12:56:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FAST, a distributor of industrial supplies, said its 4Q17 profit rose sharply, helped by higher sales and benefits of the tax reform. Earnings advanced 32% YoY to $152MM or $0.53 per share. Sales grew 15% to $1.1Bil as strong demand resulted in an increase in new product signings. Daily sales of fastener products registered a double-digit growth.

$PM {{ '2018-01-16T12:44:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Tobacco firm $PM has announced its decision to delist its shares from French stock exchange Euronext Paris. The request for delisting has been approved by the BoD of Euronext. Pursuant to the delisting, shares listed on Euronext will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

$ANDE {{ '2017-12-21T14:40:18+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ANDE's BoD declared 1Q18 cash dividend of $0.165 per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 23, 2018 to shareholders of record on Jan. 2, 2018. The cash dividend is increasing from 16 cents to 16.5 cents. There are about 28.3MM common shares outstanding.

$GWW {{ '2017-12-15T21:44:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

$ESS {{ '2017-12-14T12:17:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESS BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.75 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2017.

$PM {{ '2017-12-12T16:40:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PM released its latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. The company will make data and results from the non-clinical and clinical program around its smoke-free product, IQOS, available to the public by early 2018.

$PM {{ '2017-12-07T19:09:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Tobacco giant $PM said its board of directors have declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.07 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 11, 2018, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2017.

$MO {{ '2017-12-07T14:06:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO's BoD declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.66 per common share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 10, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 21, 2017. The ex-dividend date is Dec. 20, 2017.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-07T12:53:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA appointed Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to its BoD effective Dec. 6, 2017. Blount currently serves as a member of the BoD of Abbott Laboratories and the Joyce Foundation.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:51:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $ULTA opened 48 stores, ending the quarter with 1,058 stores. The company opened 100 net new stores in 2017 program before Black Friday weekend. The company expects to open 16 new stores in 4Q17 and another 100 stores in 2018.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:40:55+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ULTA said its 3Q17 comp sales were driven by balanced traffic and ticket growth and continued strength in e-commerce, that contributed 370bps to the total comp. It is estimated that the recent hurricanes in September impacted the overall comp rate by approx. 100bps.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:07:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA reaffirms its previously announced FY17 guidance. The company expects comparable sales growth of approx. 10-11%. The company expects to open approx. 100 news stores and relocate 7 stores.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T13:01:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17, $ULTA expects its net sales to be in the range of $1.92-1.95Bil, compared to $1.58Bil in 4Q16. Comparable sales, including e-commerce sales, is expected to increase 8-10%. Diluted EPS is expected to be about $2.73-2.78.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-01T12:56:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Cosmetics store operator $ULTA reported a 10.3% increase in its 3Q17 comparable sales. This was driven by 6% transaction growth and 4.3% growth in average ticket. Net income jumped 20% YoY to $104.6MM, from $87.6MM and diluted EPS rose 21% YoY to $1.70 from $1.40. Net sales came in at $1.34Bil, up 18.6%.

$ULTA {{ '2017-11-30T21:45:51+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ULTA Ulta Beauty, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q3 2017 highlights

$ANDE {{ '2017-11-28T16:14:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ANDE, a diversified manufacturing company, said Rasesh Shah will retire as President of its Rail Group in July 2018. He will be succeeded by Joseph McNeely. Previously, McNeely served as President and CEO of FreightCar America. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial, manufacturing and distribution industries.

$ESS {{ '2017-11-21T17:25:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESS announced the retirement of Jordan Ritter, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective January 12, 2018. He was associated with the company since 1993. The company will soon start a search for Ritter's replacement.

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