$AOBC (American Outdoor Brands Corporation)

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T19:19:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AOBC, as it posted 1Q18 results, said that its Firearm units shipped into the consumer channel in the quarter declined by 39.1%, with handgun unit shipped into the consumer channel slumping 34.6% and long gun unit shipped sliding 57.1%.

$HAE {{ '2017-10-18T15:38:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HAE elected Robert Abernathy to its BoD. Abernathy has led major medical businesses in North America and Europe with Halyard Health, Inc. Abernathy served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Halyard Health Inc., a $KMB spinoff medical technology company specializing in important patient health care needs.

$VSTO {{ '2017-10-05T21:14:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VSTO's BoD said Christopher Metz will serve as its CEO, effective Oct. 9, 2017. He will also serve as a board member. During 2Q18 BoD meeting, the board will appoint a permanent Chairman and until that date, Michael Callahan will continue to serve as Interim Chairman, and Ambassador April Foley will continue to serve as Lead Independent Director.

$RGR {{ '2017-10-04T13:52:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RGR repurchased a total of 243,423 common shares at aggregate cost of $11.3MM. These repurchases, which accounted for 1.4% of the outstanding shares as of July 1, 2017, were funded with cash on hand. At end of 3Q, $88.7MM remained authorized and available for share repurchases and 17.4MM shares of common stock remained outstanding.

$VVV {{ '2017-10-02T21:27:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VVV has completed the acquisition of 56 Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) franchise service centers from Henley Bluewater LLC. Following the acquisition, the company has a network of 439 company-owned locations.

$VVV {{ '2017-09-29T11:54:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services $VVV said that William Wulfsohn, who served as the company's founding chairman during its initial year as a public company, will step down from his position as Chairman of the Board as of Sept. 30, 2017.

$INFO {{ '2017-09-26T13:19:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO, a provider of analytics and solutions to enterprises, has acquired majority stake in automotiveMastermind Inc., a technology company in the automotive industry, for about $392MM. IHS will acquire the remaining 22% of automotiveMastermind's stock over the next five years, based on valuation tied to underlying business performance.

$INFO {{ '2017-09-26T12:01:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO announced the acquisition of about 78% of automotiveMastermind Inc. for about $392MM, which can increase up to $435MM tied to underlying business performance. $INFO will buy the balance 22% over the next 5 years based on valuation tied to underlying business performance.

$INFO {{ '2017-09-26T10:58:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO now expects FY17 revenue to be at the high end of $3.49-3.56Bil, including total organic growth of 3-4%, and adjusted EPS trending at the mid-point of $2.02-2.08. The company now predicts adjusted EBITDA to trend at the low- to mid-point of $1.375-1.4Bil.

$INFO {{ '2017-09-26T10:56:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INFO swung to profit in 3Q17 from a loss last year, on organic revenue growth and margin expansion, despite Jerre Stead's transition out of the chairman and CEO role. Net income was $147.1MM or $0.35 per share compared to a loss of $32MM or $0.09 per share last year. Revenue jumped 25% to $904.7MM. Adjusted EPS increased 27% to $0.57.

$DWDP {{ '2017-09-21T13:37:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

DowDuPont Materials Science, an arm of $DWDP, announced the startup of its ethylene production facility and ELITE enhanced polyethylene production facility, both in Freeport, Texas. The ethylene production facility has an initial capacity of 1.5MM MT and will be later expanded to 2MM MT. Both units are expected to reach full rates in 4Q17.

$VSTO {{ '2017-09-13T14:40:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VSTO announced the appointment of Hermann Hartje as the new distributor of CamelBak Products, LLC in Austria starting October 1, 2017. Thalinger Lange GmbH will serve the brand’s retail partners through September 30, 2017. Hermann Hartje is based in Hoya an der Weser, Germany.

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T19:28:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

According to $AOBC, both Gemtech and Bubba Blade transactions closed after the end of 1Q18 for an aggregate purchase price of $22MM. AOBC expects about $7MM of revenue from these businesses in FY18.

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T19:19:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AOBC, as it posted 1Q18 results, said that its Firearm units shipped into the consumer channel in the quarter declined by 39.1%, with handgun unit shipped into the consumer channel slumping 34.6% and long gun unit shipped sliding 57.1%.

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T18:29:11+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$AOBC American Outdoor Brands Corporation Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q1 2018 Highlights

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T13:52:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

While posting a fall in 1Q18 sales, $AOBC also updated its FY18 earnings outlook to be in the range of $1.04 to $1.24 per share, while the revenue forecast calls for sales between $700MM and $740MM.

$AOBC {{ '2017-09-11T13:51:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

With an underwhelming revenue of $129.0MM slumping 38% in 1Q18, $AOBC posted a loss of $2.2MM or $0.04 per diluted share vs. last year's net income of $35.2MM or $0.62 per diluted share.

$VVV {{ '2017-09-07T13:42:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VVV signed 8 new development agreements with 7 of its largest Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) franchisees for the addition of more than 160 stores by 2023. $VVV continues to work on additional development agreements that when complete would provide for a combined total of more than 200 new VIOC franchise stores in the next six years.

$SNAP {{ '2017-08-14T17:57:33+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

40% of ads for $SNAP are coming from core markets US and Canada, which holds more than half of the global ad spend. In 2Q, 75% of the top 100 national advertisers spent on the platform. The camera company expanded its global ad reach capabilities by adding 10 more countries including Hong Kong, India and Israel, taking the total to 39 countries.

$FB {{ '2017-08-14T17:57:03+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

According to eMarketer, US mobile ad market spend is expected to touch $58Bil in 2017. $FB and $GOOGL command 57% of the digital market, while $SNAP holds a paltry 1.3%. In order to increase its share, $SNAP launched Ad Manager, which helps advertisers to manage their campaigns end-to-end. 60% of ads are delivered through this platform in 2Q17.

$SNAP {{ '2017-08-14T17:56:46+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 2Q17, $SNAP announced that over 25% of smartphone users in US, UK & France are using Snapchat every day. Overall, the company's daily active users created over 20 snaps per day. For first time since launch, $SNAP saw more snap views (aggregate and per user basis) from user generated and premium content.

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