$INN (Summit Hotel Properties, Inc.)

$INN {{ '2016-02-17T09:24:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

On Feb. 11, $INN entered into a $27.5MM loan with ARC. $20MM of the proceeds were applied towards the purchase price of the 6 hotels sold in the Feb. closing and $7.5MM was applied towards the new earnest money deposit required by the reinstated purchase agreement. The loan has an initial maturity date of Feb. 11, 2017.

$BKE {{ '2017-07-21T15:16:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BKE has appointed Thomas Heacock as its VP of Finance, Treasurer and CFO with immediate effect. Heacock previously served as the company’s VP of Finance, Treasurer and Corporate Controller. He’s with the company since Oct, 2003. Heacock replaces Karen Rhoads, who in May announced her intention to retire.

$DEI {{ '2017-07-21T15:11:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DEI has acquired 9665 Wilshire Boulevard, a 171,000 sq ft Class "A" office property for $177MM. The acquisition spikes $DEI’s ownership share of the Beverly Hills Class "A" office market to over 25%. The 85% leased property will be held by an existing consolidated joint venture with institutional investors, including Qatar Investment Authority.

$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.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T19:32:05+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In the US segment, $GWW said it expects volume growth of 6-8% in the back half of the year, based on price changes. The company, meanwhile, did not give a month-wise update on volume growth.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T18:59:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GWW said its mid-size customer volume continued to accelerate throughout 2Q17 and was positive for the first time in five years during the quarter. The company added that currently, about 50% of the mid-size customer volume is on more competitive pricing.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-19T16:27:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM signed a lease with Cinepolis USA to bring their Luxury Cinema concept to Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas-Gaithersburg, anticipated to open in 2019, marks Cinepolis USA's debut into Maryland and adds to the brand's existing list of 16 movie houses in the U.S.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T14:00:08+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:44:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW's sales for the US segment were up 1% YoY in 2Q17, driven by a 5 percentage point increase from volume. Canada segment sales fell 3% in US dollars, while sales for the Other Businesses increased 11% during this period.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:41:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In the US segment, $GWW's gains from the sale of assets in 2Q17 were offset by restructuring costs. The Canadian business announced plans to close 59 branches in 2017 as part of restructuring. $GWW also announced the wind-down of its business in Colombia. Restructuring items represented $1.07 per share in charges.  Excluding them, EPS decreased 5%.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:37:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GWW CFO Ron Jadin announced that he will be retiring at 2017-end. Jadin joined Grainger in 1998 and has served in various financial roles including as CFO since 2008.

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:34:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Despite a drastic fall in earnings in 2Q17, $GWW reiterated its 2017 sales and EPS guidance of sales growth of 1-4% and adjusted EPS of $10-11.30. CEO DG Macpherson said, "Outside the US, we took aggressive action to streamline our portfolio and focus on profitable businesses. Based on what we are seeing, we are reiterating our 2017 guidance."

$GWW {{ '2017-07-19T12:26:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Industrial supplies company $GWW saw 43% fall in net earnings in 2Q17, even as sales increased 2% to $2.61Bil. The sales growth during the quarter was spurred by its continued volume growth from the pricing initiatives in the US. Net earnings were $98MM, or $1.67 per share, compared to $173MM, or $2.79 per share in the year-over period.

$GS {{ '2017-07-19T11:22:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GS advised a number of important transactions that were announced during 2Q17, including $BCR's $24Bil sale to $BDX. $AMZN's $13.7Bil acquisition of $WFM, and $DFT's $7.6Bil merger with $DLR.

$CAR {{ '2017-07-17T13:54:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Car Rental operator $CAR said it has integrated $AMZN’s voice platform Alexa to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations with ease.  Avis is the first car rental company to offer the service.

$NNN {{ '2017-07-14T16:20:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $NNN declared a quarterly dividend of $0.475 per share payable August 15, 2017 to common shareholders of record on July 31, 2017.

$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.

$AMZN {{ '2017-07-12T13:51:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMZN said on Prime Day 2017, held on July 11, sales surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Prime Day 2017 event grew by more than 60% compared to 2016, and sales growth by small businesses and entrepreneurs was even higher. Purchases made on Prime Day 2017 were more than 50% higher than the prior year.

$INN {{ '2017-07-10T21:02:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INN announced Hope Taitz has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors as an independent director.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-10T20:55:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM announced the post-2Q17 acquisition of Jantzen Beach in Oregon for $131.8MM. For 2Q17, $KIM acquired a parcel adjacent to its Augusta Exchange shopping center in Augusta, Georgia, for a gross purchase price of $700,000. $KIM disposed of interests in nine shopping centers and two land parcels for a gross sales price of $155.8MM in 2Q17.

$KIM {{ '2017-07-10T20:45:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KIM announced the post-second quarter acquisition of Jantzen Beach, a 96%-occupied, 746,000-square-foot, open-air shopping center on 67 acres in Portland, Oregon, for $131.8MM.

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