$ESE (ESCO Technologies Inc.)

$ESE {{ '2016-09-07T15:57:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESE said it has acquired Westland Technologies, Inc. located in Modesto, California. Westland, which will become part of the company's Filtration/Fluid Flow (Filtration) operating segment, has annualized sales of about $25MM and operating margins consistent with the Filtration segment in total. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

$CBT {{ '2018-01-19T16:33:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CBT elected Cynthia Arnold to its BoD, effective Jan. 18, 2018. She was also appointed a member of the Compensation Committee. $CBT elected Sue Rataj as Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Directors, effective March 9, 2018. $CBT said Roderick MacLeod will retire from the Board, effective at annual meeting that will be held on March 8, 2018.

$CBT {{ '2018-01-16T11:50:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CBT's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.315 per share on all outstanding shares of its common stock. The dividend is payable on March 9, 2018, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 23, 2018.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T14:05:21+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI said it has been relatively acquisitive over its last 7 or 8 years and sees that is still a fundamental part of a way to deploy this excess cash flow. With regard to stock buyback, the company did buy back 2MM shares last year and $AYI has the authorization from the Board for another 2MM shares.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T14:02:35+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI remains bullish regarding the company’s long-term prospects for continued profitable growth, particularly as the company brings more value-added solutions to the market for both new construction and the conversion of the installed base.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:58:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI expects the price of certain LED components to continue to decline so at decelerating pace, while certain other costs, including certain components and commodity costs, especially steel prices, as well as certain employee-related costs due to further investments in associate headcount, wage inflation and health care costs all to rise somewhat.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:50:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI said it has additional borrowing capacity of $244.7MM at Nov. 30, 2017 under credit facility, which does not expire until August 2019. $AYI now has authorization to repurchase up to 2MM shares of its common stock. $AYI will continue to seek the best use of its strong cash generation to enhance shareholder value.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:45:53+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AYI said that its specific issues in the home center/showroom channel and certain international markets, the company was still able to grow its net sales in the U.S. and Canada by about 2% in 1Q18 far outpacing the negative growth rate of the overall lighting industry.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:06:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI now sees its blended consolidated effective income tax rate for FY18 to approximate 26-28% before discrete items, compared with nearly 35% for the prior year. $AYI sees tax rate for 2Q18 to be significantly lower than the estimated full-year blended tax rate to cumulatively adjust for the 35.5% tax rate recorded for 1Q18.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:04:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI expects certain headwinds in the home center/showroom channel to continue in the near term, giving way to growth in calendar 2H18 as the company brings new solutions to key customers and expand its access to market in this important sales channel.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T13:01:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI's gross profit for 1Q18 declined 2.6% year-over-year. This was due primarily to lower sales, unfavorable price/mix, and higher input costs for certain commodity-related items, such as steel, which were partially offset by lower costs for certain LED components and productivity improvements. Adjusted gross margin fell 80 basis points to 41.6%.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T12:58:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI's sales for 1Q18 declined 1% year-over-year. This was primarily due to a 1% decrease in sales volume and a 1% net unfavorable change in product prices and mix of products sold (price/mix), partially offset by a 1% favorable impact from changes in foreign exchange rates.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T12:54:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI CEO Vernon Nagel said 1Q18 sales results were below its expectations but once again better than market level performance as initial industry data suggests that the growth rate of its key end markets in North America was down low-single digits, which was in line with previous expectations.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-11T12:49:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI reported a 12.5% drop in 1Q18 earnings due to lower sales as well as last year's gain from sale of an investment in unconsolidated affiliate. Net income fell to $71.5MM or $1.70 per share from $81.7MM or $1.86 per share last year. Net sales declined 1% to $842.8MM. Adjusted EPS decreased 3% to $1.94.

$TRMB {{ '2018-01-09T15:00:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TRMB and VolkerWessels, a construction firm, announced a strategic relationship to standardize VolkerWessels' projects on a key set of Trimble construction technologies. The collaboration is designed to advance innovations in Building Information Management technology and improve management of building construction and real estate projects.

$AYI {{ '2018-01-05T21:47:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The Board of Directors of $AYI declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable on February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 22, 2018.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-05T20:10:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Verizon announced today that it had acquired Niddel, which offers automated end-to-end threat hunting solution for enterprises. $VZ plans to integrate Niddel's services, which the firm believes would augment the existing offerings to its enterprise clients. The company didn't disclose the terms of the deal.

$TRMB {{ '2018-01-04T12:43:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Software services provider $TRMB has acquired Dutch firm Stabiplan BV, expanding its construction solutions product portfolio for Building Information Modeling clients. The company did not disclose financial terms of the deal. After integration, the Stabiplan business will be reported as part of the Buildings and Infrastructure Segment of Trimble.

$WSO {{ '2018-01-02T13:05:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.25 on each outstanding share of its Common and Class B common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Jan 31, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan 16, 2018.

$BB {{ '2017-12-21T18:34:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

At the end of 3Q18 earnings call, CEO John Chen confirmed that $BB will participate in the Detroit Auto Show during Jan. 2018. Chen will deliver a keynote presentation on Jan. 15, 2018 in the Detroit Auto Show, and he is expected to unveil a BlackBerry product that will help to shape and secure the future of connected and self-driving cars.

$BB {{ '2017-12-20T21:37:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Based on the customer wins so far in the fiscal year, $BB confirmed its outlook for FY18. Non-GAAP revenue is expected to be in the mid to high range of the previously provided outlook ($920-950MM). BlackBerry also maintained the previous expectations of hitting 10-15% growth in software and services revenue and achieving positive non-GAAP EPS.

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