$SHLD (Sears Holdings Corporation)

$SHLD {{ '2016-02-09T14:05:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based $SHLD said it will accelerate the closing of unprofitable stores. The company indicated that the number of store closures will exceed its recently announced 50 store closures. $SHLD also said it is reviewing overall staffing levels, but did not specify any job cuts.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$IRT {{ '2017-07-20T21:12:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT plans to transfer the listing of its common stock to NYSE from the NYSE MKT. The company's common stock, which will continue to trade under "IRT" ticker, is expected to begin trading on NYSE effective July 31, 2017. The stock will continue to trade on the NYSE MKT until the transfer is complete.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17 $QCOM expects its revenue to be in the range of $5.4-6.2Bil. The company expects its diluted EPS to be about $0.55-0.65 and non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $0.75-0.85. This guidance does not include QTL revenues related to the sale of $AAPL products by Apple’s contract manufacturers

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:23:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's 3Q17 results were negatively impacted due to the actions taken by $AAPL's contract manufacturers, who failed to fully report and not pay royalties due on the sales of $AAPL products. Due to this the company did not provide certain metrics of its QTL business, which include total device sales and related estimated ranges of device shipment.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:08:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM, that is facing several litigation issues, posted 40% drop in 3Q17 earnings, mainly due to the bitter legal battle with $AAPL, who did not report and pay royalties. Revenues fell 11% YoY to $5.4Bil. Net income were $0.9Bil, or $0.58 per share, down 40% from $1.4Bil, or $0.97 per share in 3Q16. Excluding items, $QCOM earned $0.83 per share.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-19T12:49:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Isabel Ge Mahe, VP of Wireless Technologies, has been named $AAPL's VP and MD of Greater China business, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Ge Mahe will provide leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team. She will assume her new role, based in Shanghai, later this summer.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-18T14:54:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT partners with Chinese Internet search giant $BIDU. Baidu will use the tech giant's cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure for its self-driving car project Apollo. Baidu, which competes with $GOOG and $TSLA in the self-driving vehicle market, will use Microsoft's Azure and share its technologies with Apollo partners outside China.

$ETH {{ '2017-07-18T13:21:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ETH expects to report FY17 consolidated net sales of $763.4MM compared to $794.2MM in the prior year, wholesale net sales of $453.3MM, and retail net sales of $603.7MM. Net sales and earnings in 4Q17 are projected to be impacted by tough comparative numbers from the prior year quarter.

$BAX {{ '2017-07-17T20:58:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BAX appointed Cathy Smith, EVP and CFO of $TGT, to its BoD, bringing the total number of directors serving the company at this time to 13. Smith now also serves on $BAX's Audit Committee.

$IRT {{ '2017-07-14T16:04:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IRT declared monthly cash dividends for 3Q17 of $0.06 per common share per month. The dividends total $0.18 per share for 3Q17. The July dividend is payable on Aug. 15, 2017 with a record date of July 31. The Aug. dividend is payable on Sept. 15 with a record date of Aug. 31. The Sept. dividend is payable on Oct. 13 with a record date of Sept. 29.

$JCP {{ '2017-07-13T13:05:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCP continues to explore new merchandise categories and differentiate its business. The retailer is opening toy shops in all of its brick-and-mortar locations with a significantly expanded assortment available at its website. $JCP has doubled online assortment of toys over last year with plans to expand even more by holiday shopping season.

$IT {{ '2017-07-13T12:15:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

According to preliminary results by $IT, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.1MM units in 2Q17, a 4.3% decline from last year. Shipments in 2Q17 were the lowest quarter volume since 2007. $HPQ reclaimed the top position from Lenovo in the worldwide PC market in 2Q17, followed by $DELL and $AAPL succeeding in third and fourth place.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-12T15:14:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM has signed a lease with $TGT for a 48,000-square-foot, small-format store at Westmont Plaza in Haddon Township, New Jersey, set to open in July 2018. The addition of Target is the first step in a larger repositioning of the 173,000-square-foot, open-air center. The store will also offer a CVS Pharmacy and Target’s Order Pickup service.

$JCP {{ '2017-07-10T22:19:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCP said Edward Record will step down as EVP & CFO effective July 11 to pursue other interests. Record will remain with the company in an advisory capacity until Aug. 7 to assist with the transition while a search for his replacement is conducted. Andrew Drexler, SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, will serve as Interim CFO.

$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.

$ADBE {{ '2017-06-29T16:26:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADBE announced new voice analytics capabilities in Adobe Analytics Cloud that enable brands to deliver more customer experiences. Through Adobe Analytics Cloud, brands can capture and analyze voice data for all major platforms including $AMZN's Alexa, $AAPL's Siri, $GOOG's Google Assistant, $MSFT's Cortana and Samsung Bixby.

$MSFT {{ '2017-06-29T14:47:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In an undisclosed deal, $MSFT acquires an Israel-based cloud management firm Cloudyn. The Telaviv-based startup raised $20MM from investors so far. Cloudyn's tool works with cloud computing services like Microsoft's Azure, $AMZN's AWS and $GOOGL's Google Cloud. This deal will help Microsoft Azure customers to manage and optimize their cloud usage.

$AAPL {{ '2017-06-29T12:52:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AAPL is all set to open its first store in Taiwan on July 1, bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in that country for the first time. The new store, Apple Taipei 101, will host new ‘Today at Apple’ programs.

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