$CENT (Central Garden & Pet Company)

$CENT {{ '2016-10-07T11:21:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CENT $CENTA appointed William Lynch as Sr. VP of Operations and Rodolfo Spielmann, currently a consultant to the company, as President of Pet Consumer Products.

$SON {{ '2017-07-19T15:51:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $SON declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share of its common stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 8, 2017 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 11, 2017.

$SON {{ '2017-07-19T13:48:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON announced that Philippe Guillemot has been named to its BoD. Guillemot is an independent board member and replaces Ed Lawton, who recently resigned for personal reasons.

$SIG {{ '2017-07-17T12:07:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Virginia "Gina" Drosos, who has served as an independent director of $SIG since 2012, was named the CEO of the diamond jewelry retailer, effective August 1, 2017. Mark Light, who has served as CEO of Signet since 2014, has decided to retire after more than 35 years with the company due to health reasons.

$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.

$TIF {{ '2017-07-13T14:32:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Jewelry retailer $TIF has appointed Alessandro Bogliolo as CEO, effective October 2, 2017. He will also join Tiffany’s BoD. Most recently, he served as CEO of apparel company Diesel SpA. Earlier, Bogliolo served Bulgari SpA in various leadership roles, including COO and EVP.

$SON {{ '2017-07-12T16:55:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON will once again raise prices for paper-based tubes and cores, effective from shipments, beginning July 24, 2017. The company attributed the price hike to "fundamental changes in recovered paper markets."

$MOV {{ '2017-07-05T12:51:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Watch manufacturer $MOV has acquired UK-based JLB Brands Ltd., which owns  fashion watch and jewelry brands, for about GBP60MM, subject to working capital and other closing adjustments. The deal is expected to be immediately accretive to Movado’s earnings. The transaction was funded with cash held outside the US.

$WSO {{ '2017-07-03T12:43:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.25 on each outstanding share of its common and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on July 31, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 17, 2017. $WSO also approved a 19% increase in the annual dividend rate to $5 per share.

$SJM {{ '2017-06-30T12:55:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Branded food company $SJM has nominated Dawn C Willoughby and Kirk L Perry to its BoD. Willoughby currently serves as EVP and COO of $CLX. Earlier, Willoughby held various positions in sales management at Procter & Gamble Company. Perry is the President of $GOOGL's Brand Solutions. Prior to joining Google, he had worked in Procter & Gamble Company.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T18:35:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

While $AYI sees the lighting market in North America growing modestly in the second half of calendar 2017, the company expects the price of certain LED components to continue to decline though at a decelerating pace.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T18:28:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

"We currently expect to spend approximately 2% of revenues in capital expenditures in fiscal year 2017," said CFO Ricky Reece as $AYI posted 3Q17 results.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T13:11:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

"Softness in demand in the North American lighting market that began in the third calendar quarter of 2016 will continue through the remainder of the calendar year," said CEO Vernon J. Nagel, while $AYI posted 3Q17 results.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T13:08:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI's net sales rose 5% to $891.6MM in 3Q17 with net income jumping 11% to $82.2MM or $1.90 per diluted share. Adjusted diluted EPS rose 4% to $2.15 in the quarter.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-27T20:36:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $AYI declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable on August 1, 2017 to shareholders of record on July 18, 2017.

$SON {{ '2017-06-26T12:30:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Packaging company $SON has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Clear Lam Packaging, a manufacturer of packaging films, for around $170MM in cash. The deal is part of Sonoco’s strategy of expanding its global flexible packaging and thermoforming plastics operations.

$SIG {{ '2017-06-21T20:46:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SIG appointed Mark Graf as an Independent Director of its BoD, effective July 1, 2017. Graf is the CFO at Discover Financial Services. Meanwhile, Dale Hilpert notified his decision to retire from the BoD for personal reasons, effective June 28, 2017.

$WSO {{ '2017-06-21T12:12:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO said its Carrier Enterprise business unit, a JV between $WSO and Carrier, has acquired 35% ownership of Russell Sigler. Consideration for the purchase was about $63.6MM paid in cash. The investment continues $WSO's strategy to partner with well-established businesses and represents an investment in the important Western U.S. region.

$WHR {{ '2017-06-20T21:38:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Jeff Fettig, $WHR Chairman and CEO since 2004, will step down as CEO and continue in his role as Chairman of the BoD. The Board has elected Marc Bitzer, the company's current President and COO, to succeed Fettig as CEO. These changes will become effective October 1.

$SON {{ '2017-06-19T13:17:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON said it will renew its previously announced April price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada. It said the yield on its April hike has not been sufficient to cover rising costs of raw materials.

$SON {{ '2017-06-13T12:37:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON has restated and is implementing a previously announced price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products in the United States and Canada, effective July 10, 2017.

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Thursday, May 25 2017 - 12:30pm
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