$CEB (CEB Inc.)

$CEB {{ '2016-03-03T08:12:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Insight and technology company $CEB said Kathleen Corbet, Lead Director for MassMutual Financial Group and founder of Cross Ridge Capital, will join its BoD as an Independent Director. With this addition, the Board now stands at 9.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T12:34:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT's Intelligent Cloud unit revenue grew 11% in 4Q17, boosted by growth in server products and cloud services. Revenue of server products and cloud services was up 15%, while Azure, the software giant's cloud platform, surged 97%. Last week, $MSFT announced that $DNB and Chinese Internet firm $BIDU will use Azure for their cloud computing needs.

$ADS {{ '2017-07-20T12:39:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADS has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on September 19, 2017, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2017.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-19T21:56:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT and $DNB announces a strategic partnership. $DNB will use Microsoft Azure as its cloud platform. Dun & Bradstreet data will be made available through Microsoft Dynamics 365, a cloud-powered service, and the Microsoft’s Common Data Service. Also, the tech giant and D&B will enter into a co-selling arrangement beginning later this year.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$DNB {{ '2017-07-19T14:40:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DNB said it is teaming up with $MSFT to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through $MSFT's cloud services. $DNB has selected $MSFT as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company's digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and seamless access to its commercial data.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$OMC {{ '2017-07-18T14:10:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Corporate communications firm $OMC has named Gracia Martore an independent director, effective immediately. The appointment of Martore, who retired as President and CEO of $TGNA recently, expands the BoD to 13 directors. Currently, she serves on the BoD of The Associated Press, FM Global, United Rentals and WestRock Company.

$OMC {{ '2017-07-17T17:46:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$OMC company TBWA said its subsidiary MFG has appointed Julia Porter Plowman as Managing Director. Most recently, Plowman served Wieden Kennedy Global Group as Account Director. Earlier, she worked as COO of non-profit entity World Pulse and as Managing Director of social innovation design startup Context Partners.

$FCN {{ '2017-07-17T14:50:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Business advisory firm $FCN appointed Lawrence W Smith as a Senior Managing Director in the SEC & Accounting Advisory Services practice, within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, effective August 1, 2017. Smith was a board member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. He will be based in New York.

$OMC {{ '2017-07-14T11:44:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Corporate communications firm $OMC has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per its common share. The dividend is payable on October 10, 2017, to shareholders of record on September 22, 2017.

$NCI {{ '2017-07-13T12:58:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NCI has expanded its global consulting capability in intellectual property and technology. Navigant will now assist clients with assessing, valuing and managing intellectual property and technology assets. Also, clients will be given expert analysis and testimony in disputes.

$FCN {{ '2017-07-13T12:48:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN announced the expansion of its Global Risk & Investigations Practice within its Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the appointment of Yaser Dajani as a Senior Managing Director to lead the practice in the Middle East and North Africa region. He will be based in Dubai.

$FCN {{ '2017-07-11T12:12:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Business advisory firm $FCN has appointed Adam Bradley as Senior Managing Director of Operational Transformation within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Earlier, Bradley was a partner in the Private Equity Performance Improvement practice at Alvarez & Marsal. He also held senior positions at Accenture and Arthur D Little.

$FCN {{ '2017-07-10T14:51:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Business advisory firm $FCN has appointed Juan Rivera as Senior Managing Director of Strategic Communications. Based in Madrid, Rivera will provide solutions to local and multinational corporations in the Spanish market. Most recently, Rivera served Llorente & Cuenca in Mexico as Managing Director.

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