$UVV (Universal Corporation)

$UVV {{ '2016-05-25T14:17:44+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$UVV said that for FY17, global production estimates have continued to decline. Plantings have been reduced in some origins where farmers received lower green leaf prices in FY16. Due to aggressive green leaf market pricing, crop purchase levels and sales volumes, along with third-party processing volumes from that origin, will be lower in FY17.

$PM {{ '2017-10-19T17:59:59+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Elaborating on its strategy with regard to returning capital to shareholders, $PM said the focus will be on dividends in future. The company is unlikely to embark on a share buyback, unless the variation in currency values turns favorable. In the coming quarters, the heated tobacco device IQOS will be made available in more international markets.

$PM {{ '2017-10-19T17:30:55+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Presenting details of the 3Q17 results, $PM said earnings were impacted by depreciation of the Egyptian pound. Going forward, Philip Morris intends to continue shifting its business to reduced risk products such as IQOS, its heated tobacco device. The company expects to overcome the pricing issues in Russia, one of its major markets, by next year.

$PM {{ '2017-10-19T17:04:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PM said the industrial dynamics in Saudi Arabia and Russia had put significant pressure on its 3Q17 financial results, necessitating a downward revision of the fiscal 2017 earnings outlook. Currently, the volume of shipments is forecast to decline around 3% in 2017, compared to the earlier estimate of a 3-4% decrease.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-19T14:34:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN has launched its largest wind farm, Amazon Wind Farm Texas, which will add more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. $AMZN has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the US, with over 35 more to come. Amazon Wind Farm Texas includes more than 100 turbines and is built, owned, and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy.

$PM {{ '2017-10-19T13:41:14+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PM Philip Morris International Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q3 2017 highlights

$PM {{ '2017-10-19T11:33:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Tobacco giant $PM, which is shifting its business to smoke-free products, posted a 2% gain in 3Q17 profit as a marked growth in shipments of reduced risk products and broader market share pushed up revenues by 3.5% to $21Bil. Earnings per share advanced to $1.27 from $1.25 last year. Excluding the impact of unfavorable currency, earnings rose 11%.

$T {{ '2017-10-18T17:49:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$T received approval from Brazil’s antitrust authority, the Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica (CADE) for its pending acquisition of $TWX. Despite getting all required approvals outside the U.S., the merger transaction remains under review by the U.S. Department of Justice. $T expects the transaction to close by the end of 2017.

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T13:18:39+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T12:21:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW now expects FY17 sales growth of 1.5 - 2.5% and EPS of $10.40 - 10.90. The midpoint of the EPS guidance remains unchanged at $10.65.

$GWW {{ '2017-10-18T12:15:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supply company $GWW's sales in 3Q17 inched up 2% to $2.6Bil, driven by volume growth in its US business. But higher costs during the quarter weighed on its earnings, which fell 13% to  $186MM, or $2.79 per share. Excluding special costs, $GWW's earnings slid 5% to $2.90 per share during the quarter.

$GE {{ '2017-10-16T15:05:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GE said Rafael Santana, CEO of GE Latin America, has been named CEO of GE Transportation, effective Nov 1, 2017. Prior to joining GE, Santana held leadership roles at $XOM and $BTI.

$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.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T14:15:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN's Amazon Web Services unit and $MSFT announced a new deep learning library, called Gluon, that allows developers to prototype, build, train and deploy machine learning models for the cloud, devices at the edge and mobile apps. The Gluon interface works with Apache MXNet and will support Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit in an upcoming release.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-12T13:56:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN is creating more than 120,000 positions this holiday season across its US network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites. The positions are available in around 33 states including Arizona, California, Washington, New York, Ohio, Kansas and Michigan, among others.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-11T14:29:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN unveiled the new Kindle Oasis, with high-resolution Paperwhite display. The Kindle Oasis is the first waterproof Kindle, with a longer battery life and fast-charging capability. With Audible built in, users can listen to a large library of audiobooks. Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order for $249.99 and will start shipping October 31.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-05T21:16:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced that $GE has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider. $GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. Over the past few years, $GE migrated more than 2,000 applications, several of which leverage AWS’s analytics and machine learning services.

$DISCK {{ '2017-10-05T19:43:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DISCK and $GOOG's Google announced the launch of “Discovery TRVLR,” a groundbreaking new immersive series from Discovery VR and Google’s VR team. The first chapter of the 38-episode series will launch on Nov. 3, 2017 exclusively on YouTube and DiscoveryVR.com and on the Discovery VR app.

$DISCK {{ '2017-10-04T17:20:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DISCK $DISCA promoted Elisa Freeman to EVP, Domestic & Canadian Distribution. Reporting to Eric Phillips, President, Domestic Distribution, Freeman will continue to play a pivotal role in the division’s content distribution strategy, negotiations and compliance with key distributors for Discovery's content portfolio of 13 U.S. networks.

$AMZN {{ '2017-10-04T14:11:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later in 2017. The devices will start shipping in India later in October, and Alexa and Echo will be available in Japan later in 2017.

$MO {{ '2017-10-03T13:36:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MO, Philip Morris USA and other companies agreed on timing of court-ordered communications about cigarettes and smoking on television and in newspapers. The communications, which will begin on Nov. 26, 2017, stem from 1999 lawsuit federal government brought against major domestic cigarette companies.

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