$MDP (Meredith Corporation)

$MDP {{ '2016-08-12T14:01:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Media company $MDP said it has named Georgine Anton as President of Meredith Xcelerated Marketing. Kim Martin has been named Chief Brand Officer. Doug Olson was named President & General Manager of Meredith Magazines and Stan Pavlovsky has been named President of Meredith Digital. Tom Witschi was named President of Consumer Products.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-21T14:02:38+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$SHW Sherwin-Williams Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 Highlights

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T12:34:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT's Intelligent Cloud unit revenue grew 11% in 4Q17, boosted by growth in server products and cloud services. Revenue of server products and cloud services was up 15%, while Azure, the software giant's cloud platform, surged 97%. Last week, $MSFT announced that $DNB and Chinese Internet firm $BIDU will use Azure for their cloud computing needs.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:50:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW expects 2017 core net sales to increase by a mid single digit percentage compared to full year 2016. Also, $SHW expects incremental sales from the Valspar acquisition to be about $2.4Bil in 2017. However, the company lowered its 2017 EPS guidance to $12.30-12.70 from $13.65-13.85.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:47:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW expects 3Q17 core net sales to increase a low to mid single digit percentage compared to last year. The company predicts 3Q17 EPS of $3.70-4.10, including a $1.10 charge from costs associated with the Valspar acquisition, and includes an EPS increase of $0.40-0.60 from Valspar operations.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:45:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW's net sales in the Consumer Brands Group for 2Q17 grew 16% from last year, due primarily to the inclusion of Valspar sales for the month of June. The Performance Coatings Group's net sales climbed 48% due primarily to one month of Valspar sales, higher paint sales volume and selling price increases.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:41:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW's net sales in the Americas Group for 2Q17 increased 8.7% from last year. This was due primarily to higher architectural paint sales volume across most end market segments, the impact of the change in revenue classification and selling price increases.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:39:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW's net sales for 2Q17 increased 16% from last year. This was due primarily to the addition of Valspar sales for the month of June and higher paint sales volume in The Americas Group and the Performance Coatings Group. The change in revenue classification increased sales 2.2%.

$SHW {{ '2017-07-20T14:38:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SHW reported a drop in 2Q17 earnings due to charge related to the divestiture of the Valspar North American Industrial Wood Coatings business and acquisition-related costs. Net income fell to $319.11MM or $3.36 per share from $378.06MM or $3.99 per share last year. Net sales grew to $3.74Bil from $3.22Bil.

$ADS {{ '2017-07-20T12:39:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADS has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on September 19, 2017, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2017.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-19T21:56:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT and $DNB announces a strategic partnership. $DNB will use Microsoft Azure as its cloud platform. Dun & Bradstreet data will be made available through Microsoft Dynamics 365, a cloud-powered service, and the Microsoft’s Common Data Service. Also, the tech giant and D&B will enter into a co-selling arrangement beginning later this year.

$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.

$FOX {{ '2017-07-19T15:08:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FOX added two executives to new roles in its global Human Resources group with the promotion of Julie Franke to SVP of Employer Brand and Strategic Talent Acquisition, and the appointment of Carsten von der Linden to SVP of Talent Management.

$DNB {{ '2017-07-19T14:40:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DNB said it is teaming up with $MSFT to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through $MSFT's cloud services. $DNB has selected $MSFT as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company's digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and seamless access to its commercial data.

$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.

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