$MGM (MGM Resorts International)

$MGM {{ '2016-08-22T11:27:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Hospitality firm $MGM said it has completed issuance of $500,000,000 of 4.625% senior notes due 2026, issued at par. Company intends to use net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand, to redeem its 7.625% senior notes due 2017, and pending such use, invest in short-term interest-bearing accounts, securities or similar investments.

$KR {{ '2018-01-18T20:51:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR said it is actively recruiting experienced retail and digital and technology talent for new and open corporate and store management roles across its family of companies. As part of Restock Kroger, $KR is also investing an incremental $500MM in human capital over the next 3 years.

$CHDN {{ '2018-01-10T14:19:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CHDN, an online entertainment company, has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $500MM of its common shares. The company plans to fund the share purchase with proceeds from the sale of its subsidiary Big Fish Games.

$CHDN {{ '2018-01-10T14:11:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Gaming company $CHDN said it has closed the sale of its mobile gaming subsidiary Big Fish Games to Aristocrat Technologies for $990MM in cash. Aristocrat Technologies is a unit of Australia-based Aristocrat Leisure Limited. Churchill Downs intends to use proceeds from the sale for general corporate purposes.

$BYD {{ '2017-12-21T15:05:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BYD agreed with Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, L.P., to buy Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, for total cash consideration of $280.5MM. The company expects the acquisition to be free cash flow positive and immediately accretive to earnings. The transaction is expected to close in 3Q18.

$GLPI {{ '2017-12-18T14:49:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GLPI entered into agreements with $PENN, $PNK and $BYD to accommodate the proposed acquisition of Pinnacle by Penn. The company has agreed to amend the Master Lease with $PNK to allow for the sale of the operating assets at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles and Belterra Casino Resort.

$BYD {{ '2017-12-18T13:30:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Diversified gaming operator $BYD signed an agreement with $PENN to acquire operations of the latter's four entertainment facilities located in Missouri, Indiana and Ohio for about $575MM. The buyout is in connection with Penn’s acquisition of $PNK. The company expects the transaction to be cash-flow positive and immediately accretive to earnings.

$PENN {{ '2017-12-18T13:21:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PENN, which operates gaming facilities, has agreed to acquire entertainment firm $PNK for about $2.8Bil. The cash-and-stock transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018, and generate about $100MM in annual run-rate cost synergies following integration. It is expected to be immediately accretive to free cash flow in the first year.

$GWW {{ '2017-12-15T21:44:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW announced the appointment of Mark Lohman to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

$KR {{ '2017-12-15T18:09:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR introduced its Prep Pared Meal Kits to new markets. Prep Pared Meal Kit ingredients are fresh, seasonal, prepped and measured to precisely provide customers with only what is needed for each recipe so there is no waste. The kits feed two adults and range in price from $14 to $20.

$KR {{ '2017-12-15T18:08:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR said it has added its Prep Pared Meal Kits to four new divisions: Central, Columbus, Fry's and Nashville, joining Cincinnati, Louisville and Ralphs. The company will continue expansion in 2018 to redefine grocery customer experience.

$ESS {{ '2017-12-14T12:17:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ESS BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.75 per common share. The dividend is payable on January 16, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2017.

$KR {{ '2017-12-13T14:15:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR and International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced the ratification of a new labor agreement that provides for $KR's withdrawal from the Central States Pension Fund. The new labor agreement covers associates represented by the IBT at three distribution centers and two dairy manufacturing facilities operated by Kroger.

$KR {{ '2017-12-12T17:03:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KR said it is teaming up with Chase Pay, the digital engagement wallet from $JPM, to offer mobile payments starting with select retail markets and e-commerce programs in 2018. $KR's payment solutions are part of its Restock Kroger Plan, the strategy to create shareholder value by redefining how America eats.

$BYD {{ '2017-12-07T22:40:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BYD declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable January 15, 2018, to shareholders of record on December 28, 2017.

$ULTA {{ '2017-12-07T12:53:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ULTA appointed Sally Blount, Dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to its BoD effective Dec. 6, 2017. Blount currently serves as a member of the BoD of Abbott Laboratories and the Joyce Foundation.

$KR {{ '2017-12-01T14:47:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KR expects its few margins to moderate in 4Q17. With regard to gross margins in 3Q17, $KR has become significantly more diligent on lowering its cost of goods and negotiations with vendors. $KR's sales mix was very strong in 3Q17 relative to more natural foods and more its brands which helps drive its margin rate up.

$KR {{ '2017-12-01T14:21:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Through Restock Kroger, $KR plans to invest an incremental $500MM in human capital in wages, training and development over the next three years. This will be in addition to $KR's continued efforts to rebalance pay and benefits while also focusing on certifications and performance incentives, career opportunities and training.

$KR {{ '2017-12-01T14:14:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KR said protecting associates and retiree pensions is one significant way that it takes care of associates. Another is hiring and job creation, $KR is currently hiring total 14,000 part-time and seasonal jobs, this is in addition to the nearly 10,000 permanent jobs it has already created in 2017.

$KR {{ '2017-12-01T14:11:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KR expects Restock Kroger to generate $400MM in incremental operating profit margin over to three years from 2018 to 2020. $KR also expects to generate more than $4Bil of free cash flow after dividends over the next three years. $KR's goal is to continue generating shareholder value even as it makes strategic investments to grow business.

$KR {{ '2017-12-01T14:09:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 3Q17, $KR's brands continue to deliver strong performance making up 28.2% of unit sales and 25.6% of sales dollars excluding fuel and pharmacy. Simple Truth continues to resonate in a big way with its customers with sales growing 19% in 3Q17. Another Restock Kroger area is focused on accelerating cost of goods savings and sales leverage.

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