$CPLA (Capella Education Co.)

$CPLA {{ '2015-12-21T23:18:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CPLA said that it has entered into an amended & restated revolving credit agreement. The agreement continues to provide $100MM of borrowing capacity, with conditional increase option of an additional $50MM. The agreement has a term of five years ending Dec. 18, 2020 and replaces the previous five-year agreement scheduled to expire Sept. 30, 2016.

$C {{ '2017-10-12T19:56:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$C said its card business with retailer $COST has been highly successful. "We've continued to be able to grow account balances and we've seen continued growth in the purchases. So it's still looking like an absolute winner for us," the company said.

$COST {{ '2017-10-12T18:08:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Although it is really late to enter the e-commerce club, $COST has rolled out two new e-commerce initiatives - two-day (dry grocery) and same-day delivery (both dry and fresh grocery) last week. With $AMZN’s acquisition of $WFM set to shake the grocery industry, the warehouse club Costco is looking to expand the grocery offerings over time.

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:38:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$COST, which is aggressively expanding its operations internationally, said its 2017 sales grew 9% to $126.1Bil. As of Sept. 2017, Costco had 741 warehouses worldwide with over 227 warehouse stores abroad. Notably, Wall Street analysts envisage that $COST will open its first Brick-and-Mortar store in China, which is having a huge retail market size. (nearly $5 trillion)

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:05:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite the change in consumer behavior towards online shopping, $COST, which is focusing on attracting more customers to its stores, reported a steady growth in 4Q17. Profit grew 18% to $919MM. $COST, which increased the annual membership fee for Gold Star and Executive members in June 2017, saw membership revenue growth of 13% in 4Q17.

$COST {{ '2017-10-05T21:01:53+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$COST Costco Wholesale Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$CPLA {{ '2017-10-02T17:28:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CPLA's Capella University appointed Constance St. Germain as the new VP of Academic Affairs/chief academic officer. St. Germain previously has served as executive dean for the College of Humanities & Sciences at the University of Phoenix, and as VP and dean at American Public University System's School of Public Service & Health.

$MCD {{ '2017-09-21T21:16:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MCD's BoD approved its 41st consecutive annual dividend increase, lifting the quarterly dividend 7% from $0.94 to $1.01 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on Dec. 15, 2017 to shareholders of record on Dec. 1, 2017. This brings the 4Q17 dividend payout to about $800MM.

$SCHL {{ '2017-09-21T19:02:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 1Q18, $SCHL's Education segment revenues fell to $45MM. This decrease was related to the timing of the orders. For FY18, the company's expectation in education remain intact, with much of the sales weighed towards 4Q18 than in-year.

$CECO {{ '2017-09-21T13:41:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CECO, which runs a chain of academic institutions, said A J Cederoth will be stepping down from the posts of SVP and CFO to pursue other opportunities. Cederoth’s employment is expected to continue through September 30, 2017. Meanwhile, Ashish Ghia, VP of Finance, has been appointed as Interim CFO, effective September 21, 2017.

$SCHL {{ '2017-09-21T12:04:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SCHL said its BoD declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's Class A and Common Stock for 2Q18. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2017 to shareholders of record on October 31, 2017.

$SCHL {{ '2017-09-21T12:03:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

During 1Q18, $SCHL's Children's Book Publishing and Distribution segment revenue fell 52% to $66.8MM. Education segment revenue was $45MM, down 18% and International segment revenue fell 14% to $77.4MM.

$SCHL {{ '2017-09-21T11:59:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SCHL affirmed its FY18 outlook for total revenue of $1.65-1.70Bil and EPS from continuing operations in the range of $1.20-1.30, excluding one-time items. $SCHL continues to expect free cash flow in the range of $40-20MM.

$SCHL {{ '2017-09-21T11:55:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SCHL reported a wider loss in 1Q18, mainly due to 33% drop in revenue. Net loss came in at $63.7MM, or $1.81 per share, compared to $39.6MM, or $1.15 per share during the prior year period. Revenue dropped to $189.2MM. Excluding items, net loss stood at $1.67 per share.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-20T14:19:49+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

When asked why $BBBY management recommended a share repurchase when the incomes are declining, the company sidestepped saying it is purely a Board decision.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-20T13:51:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$BBBY stated that sales from its customer-facing digital channels, which exclude sales derived by orders placed in-store through the Beyond store, represented roughly 15% of its net sales in 2Q17.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T21:00:02+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$BBBY  Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:35:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BBBY BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share, to be paid on Jan 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of Dec 15, 2017.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:33:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BBBY stated that it is modeling net EPS for FY17 to be about $3.00, with the balance of the net EPS to be split approx 20% in 3Q17 and about 80% in 4Q17.

$BBBY {{ '2017-09-19T20:29:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Retail store chain $BBBY reported 1.7% decline in net sales to $2.9Bil in 2Q17. Net income fell to $94.23MM, or $0.67 per share, compared to $167.33MM, or $1.11 per share a year ago. Meanwhile, comparable sales fell 2.6% during the quarter.

$UTI {{ '2017-09-18T21:13:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UTI, a provider of automotive technician training, announced that Robert DeVincenzi has been appointed non-executive Chairman of the Board as Conrad A. Conrad stepped down as Lead Director.  DeVincenzi has served as a Director of UTI since April 2017. Kimberly McWaters will continue in her roles as Director and as President and CEO.

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