$BRK.B (Berkshire Hathaway Inc.)

$BRK.B {{ '2015-12-24T15:55:31+0000' | timeago}} • SEC

As of Sept. 30, 2015, about 94% of $BRK.B's foreign government holdings were rated AA or higher by at least one of the major rating agencies. About 75% of foreign government holdings were issued or guaranteed by the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Canada or The Netherlands.

$LKSD {{ '2017-07-24T15:29:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LKSD announced an equity investment and the signing of a definitive reseller agreement with Authors, Inc., a Texas-based developer of artificial intelligence applications. $LKSD will harness Authors Inc. technology to offer new services for publishers, including intelligent editorial analysis, automated keyword enhancement and actionable insights.

$CFG {{ '2017-07-24T15:16:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CFG subsidiary Citizens Commercial Banking has appointed Laura Neenan Fogarty as head of its national healthcare banking group. Most recently, Fogarty served Citigroup as Managing Director of Healthcare Corporate Banking. Earlier, she worked as corporate banker at Bank of New York and Bank of America.

$WBA {{ '2017-07-24T13:07:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The $WBA management is meeting investors to take questions on general matters. Apart from that, the top brass of the company intends to clarify its participation in the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration 340B drug pricing program.

$BKMU {{ '2017-07-21T15:03:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against $BKMU and its BoD for breach of fiduciary duty concerning the proposed acquisition of $BKMU by $ASB in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at about $482MM. The transaction is expected to close in 1Q18.

$ASB {{ '2017-07-21T14:53:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASB and $BKMU have sealed a definitive agreement under which the latter will merge with and into Associated. $BKMU’s bank subsidiary will also merge with and into Associated's bank subsidiary, Associated Bank, N.A. The all-stock deal is valued at approx $482MM. The transaction is expected to close in 1Q18.

$CFG {{ '2017-07-21T12:33:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CFG's BoD declared a 3Q17 cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, an increase of $0.04 per share, or 29%. The dividend is payable on Aug. 16, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 2, 2017.

$CFG {{ '2017-07-21T12:31:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CFG's total borrowed funds was $15.6Bil at June 30, 2017, down $48MM from March 31, 2017. This reflects rise in long-term borrowings, which was more than offset by a decline in other short-term borrowings, primarily Federal Home Loan Bank advances and fall in federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase.

$CFG {{ '2017-07-21T12:28:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CFG's net interest income for 2Q17 increased 11% given 6% average loan growth and a 13 basis point improvement in net interest margin. Net interest margin of 2.97% reflects improved loan yields, driven by higher rates and balance sheet optimization initiatives, partially offset by investment portfolio growth and higher funding costs.

$CFG {{ '2017-07-21T12:24:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CFG posted a 31% jump in 2Q17 earnings on higher net interest income, strength in mortgage banking fees, service charges and fees and capital markets fees along with continued expense management discipline. Net income grew to $318MM from $243MM in 2Q16 and EPS climbed 37% to $0.63. Revenue rose 1% to $1.4Bil.

$ASB {{ '2017-07-20T21:43:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASB to acquire $BKMU. Under the terms of the agreement, $BKMU shareholders will receive 0.422 shares of $ASB common stock for each share of $BKMU common stock. Upon consummation of the merger, David Baumgarten, $BKMU CEO, will serve as a consultant to the CEO of $ASB.

$ASB {{ '2017-07-20T21:42:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ASB to acquire $BKMU in an all-stock transaction valued at approx. $482MM, based on $ASB's July 19, 2017 closing stock price of $24.60 per share. $BKMU's bank subsidiary will also merge with $ASB's bank subsidiary, Associated Bank, N.A. The transaction is expected to close in 1Q18.

$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.

$LTXB {{ '2017-07-19T12:21:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LTXB, the holding company for LegacyTexas Bank, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on Aug. 14, 2017, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 31, 2017.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:56:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In Optum segment, $UNH is focusing on three key areas for growth; strong sales pipeline of $40Bil, growing YTD sales and backlog. On MedicareAdvantage, the company expects to outperform the market in 2018 with a positive long-term outlook for the industry. $UNH also feels that the return of insurer's fee will be the single largest headwind in 2018.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:51:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Despite forgoing over $1.8Bil in revenues due to the withdrawal from the ACA individual insurance market and the health insurance tax moratorium, $UNH revenues increased nearly 9% to $40.8Bil. Health insurer also announced that the partnership with AARP will continue through at least 2025 to offer Medicare related products under AARP brand.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:48:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Health insurance giant $UNH said it served 2.5MM more people in 2Q17 vs. 2Q16, excluding the individual market. The business model of the insurer is focused on addressing the healthcare needs of consumers in areas like group Medicare Advantage, Medicaid programs in emerging markets like Brazil and established markets.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T21:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UNH expects its stellar performance in first half to carry forward in the second half of 2017 and into 2018. On a global basis, the insurer serves 139MM people, including 126MM in the United States. UnitedHealth believes it is on target to exceed the $200Bil mark in 2017 for the first time.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T14:47:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH's 2Q revenues increased approx. 8% crossing $50Bil. The insurer is on target to reach annual revenues of $200Bil for the first time. Total enrollment jumped 3% to 49.5MM people. Medical care ratio (MCR), a key indicator to measure financial health of insurance firms, increased 20 bps reaching 82.2%, in line with industry standards.

$UNH {{ '2017-07-18T14:46:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UNH, the largest health insurer in US, reported stellar results in 2Q17 backed by the growth from its Optum segment. The insurance giant raised its 2017 outlook. $UNH now expects its 2017 GAAP EPS to be $9.20-9.35 and adjusted EPS to be $9.75-9.90. UnitedHealth is the first firm in its industry to report earnings every quarter.

$PGR {{ '2017-07-18T13:59:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PGR reported a 48% increase in net earnings for June, 2017 compared to June, 2016. Net income was $89.6MM or $0.15 per share versus $60.5MM or $0.10 per share in the prior-year period. Net premiums written grew 9% to $2Bil and net premiums earned grew 13% to $1.9Bil in June, 2017 versus June, 2016.

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